Kathleen Baker: Post Rio I’m loving everything about swimming (Video)

Reported by Lauren Neidigh.


  1. Kathleen Baker, Cal, 1:53.41
  2. Kaitlyn Jones, Virginia, 1:54.05
  3. Jenn Marrkand, Virginia, 1:55.90

Cal’s Kathleen Baker, who was the runner-up at 2016 NCAAs, topped the field in tonight’s 200 IM. Baker was within tenths of her best time, winning tonight’s race in 1:53.41. A pair of Cavaliers followed, with Kaitlyn Jones and Jenn Marrkand picking up 2nd and 3rd. Jones, the reigning ACC champ, dropped a full second for a personal best 1:54.05. Marrkand also swam a new best, taking 3rd in 1:55.90.

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Fly errrrrr

Thanks for interviewing. It’s cool to see her be so pumped about swimming in a new level. The post Olympic “hangover” is a real struggle too. But it’s nice to hear it doesn’t happen to everyone.

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