Dustin Tynes Ohio State Swimming
Dustin Tynes Photo courtesy of Ohio State Swimming

The Big Ten swimming championships got underway at Boilermaker Aquatic Center in West Lafayette, Indiana on Wednesday Feb 24.The CARIFTA region was represented by Bahamian Dustin Tynes who is swimming for Ohio state University.
Tynes who is the best breaststroker from the Bahamas had a personal best of 54.59 in the 100 yard breaststroke heading into the conference championships. That time would not survive the morning heats .He clocked 25.36 en route to 53.58 to make the B final in the evening. In the evening he would break the 53 second barrier. He went out in 24.78 for a close second to Minnesota Conner McHugh 52.89 to 52.93. Both performances by Tynes were under the NCAA Division 1 B standard of 55.39.
He also had another big personal best in the 200 yard individual medley earlier in the meet as he clocked 1:51.19 .That swim beat her season best of 1:54.59 and personal best of 1:53.70 and placed him 54th overall.

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