50 meters free
Watch lane 3 in the race above: The guy who touches first in this B Final in May, 2017, goes faster than the Olympic Champion, Anthony Irvin, in the same heat. Of course, he was D.Q.ed. Swimmers must surface at or before 15-meters and are not allowed to swim underwater that long. But, the point of the demonstration is to prove that going underwater can be faster.
North Allegheny High School Boys break the national scholastic record in the 400 yard free relay at finals in the PIAA Class AAA meet in March, 2018.