2020 PRO SWIM SERIES – DES MOINES
Reported by Nick Pecoraro.
WOMEN’S 200 BACK FINALS
- PSS Record: 2:05.94, Regan Smith (USA), 2020
- GOLD: Regan Smith (RIPT)- 2:06.16
- SILVER: Kathleen Baker (TE)- 2:06.46
- BRONZE: Lisa Bratton (AGS)- 2:09.63
Regan Smith led the race from the start, pushing through fatigue as Kathleen Baker gained on her during the last 25 meters. Smith touched first at 2:06.16 while Baker’s lunge forward earned her a PB and 2020 World #3 time of 2:06.46. Baker was just three-tenths off her lifetime best of 2:06.14.