Madisyn Cox Explains 7-Effort Stunner at the end of Holiday Training Camp


Reported by Lauren Neidigh.


  • PSS Record: Katinka Hosszu, 2015, 2:08.66
  • Trials Cut: 2:17.39

Top 3 Finishers

  1. Madisyn Cox (TXLA)- 2:09.88
  2. Alex Walsh (NAC)- 2:10.38
  3. Melanie Margalis (SPA)- 2:10.42

Junior phenom Alex Walsh was out quick as she led by a second at the halfway point. Worlds medalist Madisyn Cox took over on the breast leg and brought it home for the win in 2:09.88. That’s Cox’s first time under 2:10 since 2017 and her 3rd fastest swim ever in the event.

Walsh held on for 2nd in 2:10.38, taking nearly a second off her lifetime best. Olympic medalist Melanie Margalis came through on the back half to take 3rd in 2:10.42, nearly catching Walsh. SEC Champion Meghan Small was a half second shy of her best to take 4th in 2:11.88. Another junior standout, Phoebe Bacon, was just a few tenths off her best in 5th with a 2:14.87.

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Texas Tap Water

I wonder if she still drink me


Quit trying to run a smear campaign on this athlete. If you read the whole report you would have seen she took tainted vitamins. Vitamins from a company that I guarantee thousands of athletes in America were taking. Grow up or go back to bed.


Hard work way to go Cox

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