Madisyn Cox Talks UGA Training Trip, 8×250 IM/8×100 Free with Melanie Margalis

2021 PRO SWIM SERIES – MISSION VIEJO (#3)

Reported by Nick Pecoraro.

WOMEN’S 200 METER INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY — FINALS

  • Pro Swim Series Record: 2:08.66, Katinka Hosszu (HUN) — 2015
  • Wave II Trials Cut: 2:15.26
  • Wave I Trials Cut: 2:17.39

Top 3:

  1. Madisyn Cox (Longhorn), 2:10.00
  2. Melanie Margalis (Saint Petersburg), 2:11.03
  3. Kathleen Baker (Team Elite), 2:11.95

Out-splitting front-half leader Kathleen Baker on the breaststroke leg 37.40 to 39.13 was Madisyn Cox, who built an indestructible lead to win the event with a season best of 2:10.00. Passing Baker for second place was another back-halfer, Melanie Margalis, hitting the wall at 2:11.03. Baker settled for third at 2:11.95.

Cox now bumps Baker as the fastest American this season, as well as moving up to No. 5 in the world this season. Baker is now No. 7 in the world this season with her 2:10.49 from the 2020 U.S. Open. Margalis’ swim moves her up to No. 10 in the world rankings, ahead of teen sensation Torri Huske (2:11.18). There are now four American women ranked in the top 12 times in the world.

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Mad_Scientist
29 days ago

Go Mad_Cox. Go!

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