Katinka Hosszu Slower Than Impressive Prelims Swim, Still Wins Mesa 400 IM

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Arena Pro Swim Series editorial coverage is proudly sponsored by Arena USA. Visit ArenaUSA.com for more information on our sponsor. For all the latest coverage, check out our event coverage page.

Though well off her prelims swim of 4:32.22, it was Katinka Hosszu from start to finish tonight in the 400 IM at the Arena Pro Series Mesa. The Iron Lady stopped the clock in 4:35.81 to win the event. Cammile Adams raced to second in 4:40.14.

The star of IMs at last month’s NCAAs, Ella Eastin, wound up third in 4:42.11, just a shade faster than her morning swim.

Vien Nguyen (4:44.02), Matea Samardzic (4:45.81), Madisyn Cox (4:45.81), Sarah Henry (4:46.10), and Becca Mann (4:47.49) placed fourth through eighth.

Caitlin Leverenz won the B final by five seconds in a 4:44.91.

Screen Shot 2016-04-14 at 9.03.04 PM

Photo Courtesy: Omega Timing