Johnston places seventh in 1500 free final at Olympic Trials

OMAHA, Neb. — College of Texas freshman David Johnston recorded a seventh-location displaying in the finals of the 1,five hundred-meter freestyle on Sunday night at the U.S. Olympic Staff Trials – Swimming. This marked the last occasion for Texas Men’s Swimming in the Trials.

In Sunday’s last, Johnston posted a particular-greatest time of 15:eighteen.sixty one. Bobby Finke gained the occasion in a time of 14:forty six.06, even though Michael Brinegar put 2nd at 15:00.87.

The top rated-two finishers in the specific swimming events at the U.S. Olympic Trials get paid places on the official Staff United states roster. During the eight-working day occasion, a pair of UT men’s swimmers punched their ticket with Staff United states to the Tokyo Olympics in former Longhorn Townley Haas (200-meter freestyle, 4 x 200-meter freestyle relay) and junior Drew Kibler (4 x 200-meter freestyle relay).