Brooke Forde: “I’m realizing I can race these older girls” (Video)

Reported by James Sutherland.


  • US Open Record: 4:31.07, Katinka Hosszu, 2015
  • GT Pool Record: 4:33.55, Elizabeth Beisel, 2016
  1. Brooke Forde, LAK, 4:43.64
  2. Vien Nguyen, UN, 4:45.25
  3. 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.

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bobo gigi

You can race them but you can also win the event at next world trials. No fear.


How old is she??

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