Elizabeth Beisel Jumps To Fourth In World Rankings For 400 IM

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Women’s 400 IM:

Elizabeth Beisel flew to first in the women’s 400 IM with a final time of 4:33.55. Beisel’s time rockets her to fourth in the world rankings for 2016, up from eighth.

Maya DiRado turned in a second place finish of 4:36.98, finishing just shy of her 2016 best of 4:36.82.

After winning the 200 free this morning Katie Ledecky was back and continues to prove herself as a 400 IMer. Ledecky stopped the clock at a 4:37.93 for third and enters the world rankings for 2016 at thirteenth.

Despite posting the top time of the morning Stanford’s Ella Eastin slipped to fourth with a 4:40.77, while Sarah Henry claimed fifth with a 4:41.58.

Mia Nonneberg grabbed sixth overall with a 4:42.19.

Emily Cameron (4:47.50) and Brittany MacLean (4:48.08) were seventh and eighth.



  1. Susan L. Lansbury

    cant wait to see her be that first Olympian again in Omaha!!!!!

  2. Caroline Harper

    My daughter with her flowers at 2012 Olympics! Her mum and brother were lovely

Author: Taylor Brien

Taylor Brien is the Assistant Operations Manager and a staff writer at Swimming World. A native of Bettendorf, IA and a 2015 graduate of Illinois College, she has covered a variety of events since joining the SW team in 2015, including the NCAA Championships, World Championships, Olympic Trials, and 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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