Jarzen Places 12th in 100-meter Fly Semifinals at U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials
Jarzen improves on his preliminary time; swims the event in 53.05 seconds.
June 30, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. - Michigan State rising senior Jacob Jarzen (Jacksonville, Ill.) finished 12th in the semifinals of the 100-meter fly at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials held Saturday night at the CenturyLink Center.
Needing a top-eight finish to reach the finals, Jarzen's time of 53.05 seconds was 12th among the 16 semifinalists.
Two-time defending Olympic champion Michael Phelps finished first in the 100-meter fly semifinals with a time of 51.35.
Jarzen advanced to the 100-meter fly semifinals after placing 12th in the preliminary round Saturday morning with a time of 53.12 seconds. The preliminary round featured a total of 122 qualifiers.
For more information and results on the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials, visit usaswimming.org.