Shannon Vreeland Wins 200 Freestyle At WUG’s (Race Video)

2015 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES

Excerpt taken from Day SIX Finals Recap:

Women’s 200 Freestyle – FINALS

Shannon Vreeland won Team USA’s first medal of the day in the women’s 200 freestyle. She lead the final by a half second, touching the wall with a time of 1:58.38. Wang Shijia of China was the only other swimmer to break 1:59. She earned the silver medal with her time of 1:58.89.

Martina De Memme of Italy was the bronze medalist with her time of 1:59.14. She held off Leah Smith (USA), out-touching her at the wall. Smith finished fourth with her time of 1:59.26.

Aya Takano (JPN) finished in fifth, leading Ellen Fullerton (AUS), Alina Weber (GER), and Miyamoto Yasuko (JPN). The entire group finished fifth through eighth and all posted 2:00’s.

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The writer formerly known as "Troy Gennaro", better known as Tony Carroll, has been working with SwimSwam since April of 2013. Tony grew up in northern Indiana and started swimming in 2003 when his dad forced him to join the local swim team. Reluctantly, he joined on the condition that …

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