7TH FINA WORLD JUNIOR SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
- 50-Meter Course
- Duna Arena, Budapest (Hungary)
- Pool swimming: Tuesday, August 20 – Sunday, August 25, 2019
- Heats 9:30am GMT+2 (3:30 am EDT / 12:30 am PDT)/ Semifinals and Finals 5:30pm GMT+2 (11:30am EDT / 8:30am PDT)
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- Live results
15-year-old U.S. swimmer Justina Kozan blasted a winning time of 2:11.55 to take the women’s 200m IM crown here at the World Junior Championships. Kozan’s time checks-in as a new personal best for the teen, with the mark representing her first time ever under the 2:12 threshold.
Entering Budapest, the American’s personal best in this 200m IM rested at the 2:12.74 she put up at this year’s U.S. Summer Nationals. In this morning’s heats of the event at these Championships, she took the top spot in 2:12.83, less than a tenth off of that outing.
This evening, Kozan charged to the wall by over a body length, topping the podium in 2:11.55 to beat out Mei Ishihara of Japan and Zoe Vogelmann of Germany. Both the women finished well behind in silver- and bronze-worthy times of 2:14.62 and 2:14.81, respectively.
Splits for Kozan’s previous PB of 2:12.74:
Splits for Kozan’s new PB of 2:11.55:
With her swim, Kozan now ranks as the 4th fastest American 15-16-year-old ever in this 200m IM event, sitting only behind Katie Hoff, Dagny Knutson and Elizabeth Pelton.
|2:10.41||Katie Hoff||FG||NBAC||2005 World Champs||7/24/2005||Montreal|
|2:10.79||Dagny Knutson||AZ||UN||2009 Jr Pan Pacific Champs||1/8/2009||Guam|
|2:11.03||Elizabeth Pelton||PC||NBAC||2009 USA Swimming National Champs||7/7/2009||Indianapolis|
|2:11.55||Justina Kozan||2019 World Junior C’ships||8/22/2019||Budapest|
|2:11.65||Elizabeth Beisel||US||ABF||2009 USA Swimming National Champs||7/7/2009||Indianapolis|