Great Britain Takes Gold, Bronze in Women’s 200 Breast

Molly Renshaw. Photo Courtesy: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

Women’s 200 Breaststroke

Great Britain had a spectacular finish in the women’s 200-meter breaststroke. Molly Renshaw won the gold medal and compatriot Chloe Tutton won the bronze.

Renshaw won the race in 2:18.51, edging Canada’s Kelsey Lauren Wog (2:18.52) by one hundredth of a second. Tutton took third in 2:18.83.

Olympic gold medalist Lilly King, of the United States, took fourth from lane eight in 2:19.34, finishing just out of the medals.

Canada’s Kierra Smith was fifth (2:19.88), followed by Belgium’s Fanny Lecluyse (2:19.96), Japan Kako Ishida (2:20.81) and Team USA’s Molly Hannis (2:21.94) was eighth.


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