Women’s 200 Backstroke
In the women’s 200m backstroke World Record Holder Missy Franklin finished with a huge lead, touching in 2:08.47 to Hilary Caldwell’s 2:11.11. With that win Franklin completed her sweep of the backstrokes in Orlando, already taking the victory in the 100m backstroke last night in 59.34.Franklin’s time of 2:08.47 as impressive as is was slower than her 2:07.31 that she swam in Austin last month.
Women’s 100 Freestyle
Franklin secured her fourth and final win of the meet tonight with a victory in the 100m freestyle.Franklin touched in at 55.37 ahead of Christine Magnuson (55.99) and Dana Vollmer (56.06). After finishing a disappointing fourth at the Olympic Games in the 100m freestyle this past summer,Franklin looks as if she’s putting a lot more focus on the event leading up to the Barcelona World Championships.