LIVEBARN Race of the Week: Leon Marchand enters Uncharted Territory in 3:28.82 400 IM
It’s hard to single out just one race from Léon Marchand’s record run last week, but his 400 IM victory in 3:28.82 was in another stratosphere.
Competing against numerous opponents that included former NCAA record holder Hugo Gonzalez and World Championship silver medalist Carson Foster, Marchand was in a league of his own, breaking his previous NCAA and US Open record by nearly three seconds en route to a dominant six-second time. win.
It’s your LIVEBARN Race of the Week because Marchand’s expectations were sky-high after breaking the NCAA record twice already this season, but the sophomore from Arizona State still managed to beat them. With three of the best times in history and seven of the 10 fastest swims in history, Marchand is now over four seconds faster than anyone else.
All-time appearances, 400 m, men (SCY)
Leon Marchand (AZ) 3:28.82 – 2023 NCAA Championship Leon Marchand (AZ) 3:31.57 – 2023 Pac-12 Championship Leon Marchand (AZ) 3:31.84 – 2023 ASU vs. Cal Hugo Gonzalez (CA) , 3:32.88 – 2022 NCAA Championships Chase Kalish (Georgia), 3:33.42 – 2017 NCAA Championships Leon Marchand (Arizona), 3:33.65 – 2022 Wolfpack Invite Carson Foster (Texas), 3:33.79 – 2022 NCAA Championships Leon Marchand (Arizona State) 3:34:08 2022 NCAA Championship Leon Marchand (Arizona) 3:34:45 2022 Pac-12 Championship Leon Marchand (Arizona) 3:34:47 2023 NCAA Championship
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