DYLAN CARTER and his Los Angeles Current (LAC) outfit splashed to bronze in the men’s 4x100m freestyle on the penultimate day of the International Swimming League (ISL) finals in Hungary.
At the Duna Arena in Budapest, the TT swimmer and LAC teammates Maxime Rooney, Kristian Gkolomeev and Tom Shields clocked three minutes 5.20 seconds.
Defending ISL champions Energy Standard topped the field in 3:02.78 while Cali Condors was second in 3:03.46. LAC’s second team of Marco Ferreira, Fernando Scheffer, Apostolus Christou and Andrew Seliskar (3:09.01) placed sixth.
Carter was also fifth, in 21.21 seconds, of the men’s 50m freestyle. Cali Condors’ Caeleb Dressel won gold in 20.16, Energy Standard’s Florent Manaudou (20.60) bagged silver and LAC teammate Gkolomeev (20.75) secured bronze.
Additionally, the 24-year old placed seventh in the men’s 50m backstroke. Carter touched the wall in 23.95 while teammate and world champion Ryan Murphy earned top spot in 22.54.
After day one of the two-day finals, LAC are in fourth place on 117 points, trailing Cali Condors (267), Energy Standard (239.5) and London Roar (199.5).
After four intense weeks of competition, the 2020 ISL climaxes on Sunday.
At the 2020 edition of the ISL, Carter bagged two 4x100m freestyle gold medals and two silver medals in the 50m and 100m backstroke. He also set several personal and season best times while breaking two national records.
In 2018, Carter captured silver in the 50m butterfly and became TT’s second athlete to medal at the Short Course World Championships. He earned bronze in the 50m fly. Carter has already qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Games.