Asia Seidt Wins 200 IM After Double At TYR Pro Series Columbus

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Asia Seidt. Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Asia Seidt, just 15 minutes removed from taking second in the 100 back, surged to victory in the 200 IM.

The Kentucky swimmer finished 2:12.87, holding off Evie Pfeifer (2:12.87) of Longhorn Aquatic.

A group of teens fared well. In addition to 19-year-old Pfeifer, 16-year-old Katherine Douglass was third in 2:14.08). Kristen Romano, 18, of Ohio State was fifth it 2:15.83 and Kathryn Ackerman, 16, of Michigan Lakeshore Aquatics was sixth in 2:15.92.

They finished ahead of veterans Miranda Tucker (2:17.56) and Lilly King (2:20.88), both coming off swimming the 100 breast 20 minutes prior. They finished seventh and eighth, respectively.

Event 25  Women 200 LC Meter IM
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        World: W 2:06.12  8/3/2015  Katinka Hosszu, HUN
     American: A 2:06.15  7/27/2009 Ariana Kukors, USA
    U.S. Open: O 2:08.66  5/17/2015 Katinka Hosszu, HUN
     Jr World: J 2:09.98  1/29/2017 Rikako Ikee, Japan
     Pro Swim: P 2:08.66  2015      Katinka  Hosszu
    Name            Age Team              Prelims     Finals  FINA Points
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                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Asia Seidt       20 Kentucky Aquatic  2:15.57    2:12.63   859  
    r:+0.69  28.57      1:01.62 (33.05)
        1:41.47 (39.85)     2:12.63 (31.16)
  2 Evie Pfeifer     19 Longhorn Aquatic  2:13.74    2:12.87   855  
    r:+0.74  28.75      1:02.89 (34.14)
        1:41.64 (38.75)     2:12.87 (31.23)
  3 Katherine Dougl  16 Chelsea Piers Aq  2:17.77    2:14.08   832  
    r:+0.71  28.83      1:03.24 (34.41)
        1:42.57 (39.33)     2:14.08 (31.51)
  4 Vien Nguyen      21 Unattached        2:16.86    2:15.40   808  
    r:+0.76  29.20      1:03.84 (34.64)
        1:43.44 (39.60)     2:15.40 (31.96)
  5 Kristen Romano   18 Ohio State Swim   2:17.66    2:15.83   800  
    r:+0.74  29.46      1:03.81 (34.35)
        1:43.99 (40.18)     2:15.83 (31.84)
  6 Kathryn Ackerma  16 Michigan Lakesho  2:16.97    2:15.92   798  
    r:+0.70  29.44      1:02.87 (33.43)
        1:43.95 (41.08)     2:15.92 (31.97)
  7 Miranda Tucker   21 Club Wolverine    2:17.91    2:17.56   770  
    r:+0.65  30.09      1:06.95 (36.86)
        1:45.29 (38.34)     2:17.56 (32.27)
  8 Lilly King       21 Indiana  Swim Te  2:17.00    2:20.88   717  
    r:+0.69  30.08      1:07.52 (37.44)
        1:47.04 (39.52)     2:20.88 (33.84)