No one predicted Shaine Casas would emerge as the most promising male backstroker at the Phillips 66 National Championships, and he has a reason for that.
â€œIâ€™m a butterflyer,â€ Casas said. â€œItâ€™s just it hasnâ€™t come out yet. So Iâ€™m sticking with what Iâ€™m swimming well with right now.â€
Casas won the 100-meter backstroke Saturday with a time of 52.72 seconds, making him the fifth-fastest performer in the world this year.
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