University of Florida’s men's swimming and diving team. [Caleb Ross/WRUF]

Florida Men Set NCAA Record in 200 Medley Relay

Florida set a collegiate record to win the national championship in the 200-yard medley relay on Day 1 of the NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships in Indianapolis on Wednesday.


Day 1 consisted of only relays.

The UF team of Adam Chaney, Julian Smith, Josh Liendo and Macguire McDuff set NCAA, meet, U.S. Open, pool and program records with their time of 1:20.15 in the 200-yard medley.

In the 800-yard freestyle relay, McDuff, Smith, Oskar Lindholm and Jake Mitchell combined to go 6:08.00 to finish fourth.


The Gators are tied for first with California at 70.0.

The event continues Thursday with prelims starting at 10 a.m. The Florida men are looking for their third NCAA title in program history.

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