Siobhan Haughey: “I am slowly reaching my final goal” (Video)

Reported by Lauren Neidigh.

WOMEN’S 200 FREE:

  • NCAA Record: Missy Franklin (Cal), 2015, 1:39.10
  • American Record: Missy Franklin (Cal), 2015, 1:39.10
  • Championship Record: Missy Franklin (Cal), 2015, 1:39.10
  • 2017 Champion: Katie Ledecky (Stanford)/Mallory Comerford (Louisville), 1:40.36
  1. GOLD: Mallory Comerford, Louisville, 1:39.80
  2. SILVER: Siobhan Haughey, Michigan, 1:40.69
  3. BRONZE: Simone Manuel, Stanford, 1:41.48

Siobhan Haughey of Michigan was out in 23.84 to lead up front, but Louisville’s Mallory Comerfordtook over that lead with a 49.42 halfway. She extended her lead through the back half, crashing through the 1:40-barrier to win it in 1:39.80. She’s now the 2nd woman ever to break 1:40 in the event. Manuel had moved ahead of Haughey going into the last 50, but Haughey bounced back to take 2nd in 1:40.69, while Manuel wound up 3rd in 1:41.48. That was Haughey’s first time under 1:41.

Michigan’s Gabby Deloof took control of the B heat early on and extended her lead to a body length going into the last lap. Deloof shaved a couple of tenths off her best to win the heat in 1:42.69.

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What is wrong with her foot?? Did she break it??

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