Janka Juhasz Holds First in 800 Free After Prelims of Day Two of the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships

Photo Courtesy: Kat Dodd

Janka Juhasz of Hungary currently leads the competition going into tonight’s finals of the women’s 800-meter free where the final heat of the event will take place. Juhasz turned in a sizzling time of 8:40.07 from heat five to claim the top spot.

Dong Fuwei of China holds second overall with a finishing time of 8:41.85, dropping 9.79 seconds from her seed time of 8:51.64.

Spain’s Laura Rodriguez turned in a sizzling 8:44.00 for third overall. Rodriguez added slightly to her seed time of 8:40.12.

Canada’s Olivia Anderson posted a time of 8:44.50 to grab fourth overall, bettering her seed time of 8:46.35 by 1.85 seconds.

China’s Yang Chang grabbed fifth in the rankings with a finishing time of 8:4.54, while Ireland’s Antoinette Neamt turned in a time of 8:46.45 for sixth overall.

Seventh went to Australia’s Mikayla Messer who finished with a time of 8:47.80, and Germany’s Lisa Katharina Hopinnk rounded out the top eight with a time of 8:47.91.


2015 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships: Live Results – Results