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Review: Jacob Pebley triumphs at 2018 Winter National Championships (Includes first-hand account)

On November 30, Pebley won the Men’s 200 meter freestyle race at the Winter Nationals with a time of 1:49.33. This time was a new personal best for Pebley. In doing so, he qualified for the 2020 Olympic Trials.

A native of Oregon, Pebley also finished in second place in the Men’s 100 meter backstroke final with a time of 53.99 seconds. Christopher Reid came in first place with 53.95 seconds.

On the fourth and final day of the 2018 Winter National Championships, December 1, Pebley won first place in the Men’s 200 meter backstroke with a time of 1:56.96. Christopher Reid claimed second place with a time of 1:58.28.

Pebley will be competing at the 2018 FINA World Championships in Hangzhou, China, which will take place from December 11 to 16.

To learn more about Olympian Jacob Pebley, follow him on Twitter and on Instagram.

Read More: In May of 2018, Jacob Pebley chatted with Digital Journal about his swimming career, motivations, his thoughts on the impact of technology on the sport, and his future goals.

Markos Papadatos
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Markos Papadatos is Digital Journal's Editor-at-Large for Music News. Papadatos is a Greek-American journalist and educator that has authored over 18,000 original articles over the past 16 years. He has interviewed some of the biggest names in music, entertainment, lifestyle, magic, and sports. He is a six-time consecutive "Best of Long Island" winner, and in the past three years, he was honored as the "Best Long Island Personality" in Arts & Entertainment, an honor that has gone to Billy Joel six times.

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