Olympian Tom Shields (Edison) and Stanford's Ella Eastin (Crean Lutheran) claimed silver medals on the opening day of the FINA World short-course swimming championships in Windsor, Canada.
Shields finished second to South Africa's Chad Le Clos in the 200-meter butterfly by less than a second with a time of 1 minute, 49.50 seconds.
Eastin was the runner-up to Hungary's Katinka Hosszu in the 400 individual medley by six seconds with a 4:27.74.
Shields also helped the U.S. 400 free relay tie for third behind gold medalist Russia and France.
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