Cordes swims to a new height at US Nationals - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Cordes swims to a new height at US Nationals

  • SportsMore>>

  • Territorial Cup Series: All square

    Territorial Cup Series: All square

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:43 AM EDT2018-04-25 07:43:58 GMT

    The Territorial Cup Series remains tied (9-9) after the Pac-12 Men's and Women's Golf Championships.

    More >>

    The Territorial Cup Series remains tied (9-9) after the Pac-12 Men's and Women's Golf Championships.

    More >>
  • Manfred encouraged by impact of mound visit rules

    Manfred encouraged by impact of mound visit rules

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:02:46 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-04-25 03:33:55 GMT
    (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP). Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred takes questions from the media before a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP). Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred takes questions from the media before a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    MLB commissioner Rob Manfred 'positive' about impact of mound visits rule change, shorter inning breaks.More >>
    MLB commissioner Rob Manfred 'positive' about impact of mound visits rule change, shorter inning breaks.More >>
  • Arizona Cardinals to host NFL Draft party

    Arizona Cardinals to host NFL Draft party

    Thursday, April 12 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-04-12 17:38:45 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:11:24 GMT
    The Cardinals are set to host their draft party on April 26. (Source: Arizona Cardinals)The Cardinals are set to host their draft party on April 26. (Source: Arizona Cardinals)
    The Cardinals are set to host their draft party on April 26. (Source: Arizona Cardinals)The Cardinals are set to host their draft party on April 26. (Source: Arizona Cardinals)

    The Arizona Cardinals 2018 Draft Party, presented by Arizona Ford dealers, will take place on the Great Lawn outside the University of Phoenix Stadium from 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 26.

    More >>

    The Arizona Cardinals 2018 Draft Party, presented by Arizona Ford dealers, will take place on the Great Lawn outside the University of Phoenix Stadium from 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 26.

    More >>
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Kevin Cordes was so good in the morning preliminary of the Men's 200-meter Breaststroke that he didn't need to be phenomenal in the Final.

Cordes won the event to qualify for the U.S. National Swim team that will compete at the Pan-Pacific Swimming Championships later this month in Australia.


The UA senior swam a record-breaking 2:07.86 in the prelim to break the U.S. Open record (2:08.01).


He bested the rest of the field by nearly three seconds leading to calls that he might have a world-record breaking performance in him for the final.


It did not happen. Cordes won but at a much more pedestrian 2:09.48, well off the world record time of 2:07.01.


Copyright 2014 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

 

Powered by Frankly