Hali Flickinger Holds Off Cassidy Bayer to Win 200 Fly in Indy

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

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Athens Bulldog’s Hali Flickinger took over the lead at the halfway point of the race and then extended her lead from there on her way to a victory. She had to hold off a strong last 50 from Nation’s Capital’s Cassidy Bayer, pulling into the wall in 2:09.49, not far off her season best of 2:08.77 from the Arena Pro Swim stop in Austin, where she swam a 2:08.77.

Bayer, competing in her first long course meet since the summer after suffering a knee injury, finished second in 2:10.16, good for seventh in the world rankings. Schroeder YMCA’s Hannah Saiz finished third in 2:11.32, just ahead of just ahead of Razorback’s Taylor Pike (2:11.39).

Great Britain’s Emily Large finished fifth in 2:12.76, and rounding out the field were Canada’s Katerine Savard (2:13.24), Japan’s Ayo Takano (2:13.33) and Cardinal’s Kelsi Worrell. (2:13.42).


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