Hosszu Swims A Triple At Day 2 Prelims Of Mare Nostrum – Monaco

2019 MARE NOSTRUM – MONACO

After picking up a pair of wins and one runner-up finish on day one in Monaco, Hungarian Katinka Hosszu took on another triple on day two with showings in the women’s 200 fly, 100 back, and the 200 IM.

Hosszu easily advanced to the final of all three, qualifying fourth in the 200 fly (2:13.14), fourth in the 100 back (1:02.03), and tied for first in the 200 IM (2:14.97).

Her countrymate Liliana Szilagyi (2:10.73) heads up the 200 fly, Stephanie Au of Hong Kong continued her strong performance here with the top time in the 100 back (1:00.81), and American Madisyn Cox, who swam a best time in the 400 IM on day one, tied with Hosszu in the 200 IM.

Siobhan Haughey joined Au in having a strong showing for Hong Kong this morning by qualifying first in the women’s 100 free in a time of 54.39, eight-tenths outside of her National Record. Haughey also set a new National Record on day one in the 50 free.

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About James Sutherland

James Sutherland

James formerly competed for the Laurentian Voyageurs in Sudbury, Ontario, specializing in the 200 free, back and IM. He finished up his collegiate swimming career in February of 2018, placing 11th at the OUA Championships in the 200 IM, and graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics in May. He …

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