Richmond finishes 50th in 50 freestyle

Renny Richmond finished 50th in the men’s 50-meter freestyle at the U.S. swimming national championships as competition concluded Sunday in Irvine, Calif.

Richmond, a Seabury Hall graduate, had a time of 23.26 seconds in the preliminaries. A finish of 22.54 or better was needed to advance.

Richmond tied for third in the 50 butterfly B final on Thursday.

Chase Bloch, a former Maui resident, was not entered in any of Sunday’s events. He was the runner-up in Friday’s 50 backstroke B final.