Melanie Margalis Adds Fourth Medal with 200 IM Victory

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Women’s 200 IM

Melanie Margalis of Saint Petersburg added a fourth medal to her collection with a commanding win in the women’s 200 IM. Margalis stopped the clock at a 2:11.06 to win by more than a second.

Neptune Natation’s Mary-Sophie Harvey, the winner of the women’s 400 IM, grabbed the silver medal with a time of 2:12.32, while UBC Thunderbirsd’ Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson finished third with a 2:12.70.

Emma Day of Great Britain took fourth overall with a 2:15.65, followed by teammate Candice Hall (2:16.55) and Katie Matts (2:16.89).

Nashville Aquatics’ Alex Walsh and NC State’s Alexia Zevnik were seventh and eighth with times of 2:16.96 and 2:17.83 respectively.

 

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