Adrian wins 50 free at Atlanta meet

Continue his strong in-season showing leading up to the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials next month, Nathan Adrian of Bremerton won the 50-meter freestyle at the Atlanta Classic meet at Georgia Tech University.

Adrian’s time of 21.93 seconds outdistanced runner-up Marcelo Chierighini in 22.29. Bruno Fratus of Brazil was third in 22.53.

Adrian was the fastest qualifier after touching the wall in 22.10 in the preliminaries.

The 100 free is Sunday.