Race Video: Women’s 100 Back Final at LA Invite: Missy Franklin vs Elizabeth Pelton

Elizabeth Pelton & Missy Franklin at the LA Invite (photo coutesty of Anne Lepesant)

Elizabeth Pelton & Missy Franklin at the LA Invite (photo coutesty of Anne Lepesant)

In their last tune-up meet before Nationals, Elizabeth Pelton and Missy Franklin raced to an exciting finish in the women’s 100 back final at Los Angeles Invitational.

Lane 1 is at the top of the screen

Lane 1 Taylor Schick, FORD  1:02.61
Lane 2 Madison White, CROW  1:02.62
Lane 3 Elizabeth Pelton, CAL  1:00.57
Lane 4 Holly Barratt, AUS  1:03.18
Lane 5 Missy Franklin, CAL  1:00.70
Lane 6 Mikkayla Sheridan, AUS  1:02.20
Lane 7 Shani Burleigh, AUS  1:02.33
Lane 8 Bonnie Brandon, FORD  1:03.54

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bobo gigi

Missy, where has your usual legendary backstroke finish gone? 😥
Hopefully it will be back in Irvine.


I hope this time & race was only a preparation race leading towards way better ones in August . She can’t have left her incredible back half in the past and forgot how powerfull it is .
Come on Missy , u are the best in this race for the past 2 years now .

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Anne Lepesant is the mother of four daughters, all of whom swim/swam in college. With an undergraduate degree from Princeton (where she was an all-Ivy tennis player) and an MBA from INSEAD, she worked for many years in the financial industry, both in France and the U.S. Anne is currently …

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