Reported by James Sutherland.
WOMEN’S 200 BREAST FINAL
- PSS Record: 2:21.41, Yuliya Efimova, 2016
- Lilly King, IST, 2:24.97
- Emily Escobedo, COND, 2:26.56
- Melissa Rodriguez, MEX, 2:27.35
Lilly King of Indiana went wire-to-wire to win the women’s 200 breast, out aggressively in 32.34 before holding 37s the rest of the way to touch in 2:24.97, .02 off her fastest of the season.
Emily Escobedo of Condors used a strong back half to claim 2nd in 2:26.56, and Mexico’s Melissa Rodriguez followed up her personal best from prelims by dropping .01 in 2:27.35 to take 3rd. Annie Lazor (2:27.87) and Allie Szekely (2:28.32) both had season bests for 4th and 5th.