Adriel Sanes Tokyo Olympic “B” qualifying time of 2:14.26

Adriel Sanes Tokyo Olympic “B” qualifying time of 2:14.26

Sanes makes Olympic time at 2021 UANA Qualifier

Adriel Sanes finally achieved one of the biggest goals of his swimming career — getting a chance to compete in the Olympics.

The St. Croix native made it happen Saturday night in Clermont, Fla., qualifying for the Tokyo Summer Games in the men’s 200-meter breaststroke during this weekend’s 2021 UANA Tokyo Qualifier meet.

Sanes, who set a U.S. Virgin Islands record in winning the 200 breaststroke in 2 minutes, 14.45 seconds, handily surpassed the Olympic “B” qualifying time of 2:14.26 during a special time trial later Saturday, posting a personal-best time of 2:12.59. Read More