Mexican Nationals Day 5: Gonzalez wins again, two more make CACG roster

On the fifth day of Mexican Nationals, Fernanda Gonzalez won another event, taking the 200 IM and adding another event to her Central American & Caribbean Games (CACG) qualifications.

Gonzalez went 2:16.90 to run away with the event by over three seconds. She also won the 100 back earlier in the meet, qualifying for the CACG team there as well.

Two more swimmers added their names to that squad on Friday night. Montserrat Ortuño won the women’s 800 free, going 8:47.27 to add her name to the team. Meanwhile on the men’s side, Luis Enrique Campos became the 8th man on the team, going 1:51.17 to win the 200 free.

Three other events went off on Friday night. Anival Rodríguez won the men’s 50 backstroke, going 26.55 to top Horus Briseño by three tenths.

The men also swam the 800 free, with Daniel Delgadillo taking the win. Delgadillo went 8:15.27.

Finally, Daniel Ramírez won the men’s 100 fly in a tight three-way battle. Ramirez was 54.14, with Long Yuan Miguel second in 54.47 and Alejandro Escudero third at 54.69.

The meet continues through Saturday. You can find the Mexican Federation’s recap (with the top three finishers in each event) here.

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