Reported by Karl Ortegon.
WOMEN’S 200 BREAST – FINALS
- Lilly King – Indiana, 2:24.83
- Annie Lazor – Unattached, 2:26.55
- Mariia Astashkina – Louisville, 2:27.87
This was all Lilly King, the world record holder in the 100 breast. She was out at 1:09.31 after 100 meters, and finished it out in 2:24.83, a tenth ahead of her season best from Indy. She remains at 19th in the world rankings.
Annie Lazor, who swam undergrad for Auburn and is racing Unattached – Mission Viejo, grabbed 2nd with a 2:26.55. That time is her 4th-fastest ever.
Louisville’s Mariia Astashkina was 2:27.87 for 3rd, edging out Michigan’s Miranda Tucker (2:28.22).