Reported by James Sutherland.
WOMEN’S 100 BACK FINALS
- American Record: Missy Franklin, 58.33, 2012
U.S. Open Record: Missy Franklin, 58.67, 2013 LC National Meet Record: Missy Franklin, 58.67, 2013
- FINA ‘A’ Standard: 1:00.61
Cal’s Kathleen Baker put up a new meet & U.S. Open Record of 58.57 to win the women’s 100 back, improving her personal best that she posted winning the Olympic silver last year. Both records she broke were previously held by Missy Franklin at 58.67 from 2013. She now sits 2nd in the world for the year, trailing Canada’s Kylie Masse(58.21).
Olivia Smoliga of the Athens Bulldogs gets her individual event in Budapest with a 2nd place finish in 59.17, and 50 back winner Hannah Stevens took 3rd in 59.74. Ali DeLoof (59.77) and Regan Smith (59.85) also broke a minute.