Reported by James Sutherland.
WOMEN’S 400 IM FINAL
- US Open Record: 4:31.07, Katinka Hosszu, 2015
- GT Pool Record: 4:33.55, Elizabeth Beisel, 2016
- Brooke Forde, LAK, 4:43.64
- Vien Nguyen, UN, 4:45.25
- Bethany Galat, UN, 4:48.33
Brooke Forde and Vien Nguyen battled out front for the entire race, with Forde’s final 50 of 31.4 earning her the women’s 400 IM win in 4:43.64. Nguyen took 2nd in 4:45.25, and Bethany Galat touched 3rd in 4:48.33.
In the B-final, Melissa Postoll took off over six seconds from the morning to win the heat in 4:50.46. That swim would’ve earned her 4th in the A-final.