Melanie Margalis Shines in 200 IM Final in Atlanta

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Women’s 200 IM

Melanie Margalis shined in finals of the women’s 200 IM, finishing close to three seconds ahead of the competition. Margalis topped the competition with a final time of 2:11.43, finishing exactly one second off her 2017 best of 2:10.43 from the Indy stop of the arena Pro Series.

Monika Gonzalez-Hermosillo touched second in finals, stopping the clock at a 2:14.40. She was followed to the wall closely by Brooke Forde and her time of 2:14.59.

Siobhan Haughey collected a fourth place finish of 2:14.79, while Vien Nguyen was fifth with a time of 2:15.58.

Bethany Galat grabbed sixth place with a 2:15.65, followed by Alexandra Wenk and her time of 2:17.04.

Margaret Aroesty completed the ‘A’ final with a 2:18.94 for eighth.

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