Laura Sogar Cranks World Ranked 200 Breast At USA Nationals

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Photo Courtesy: Peter Bick

Laura Sogar blazed a 2:23.54 in a dominant win in tonight’s 200-meter breast final at USA Nationals. Sogar destroyed the field, winning by 2.03 seconds ahead of silver-medalist Molly Hannis. Her time now ranks 14th in the world this year. Sogar busted out a 1:08.61 on the first 100 and returned with a 1:14.93.

Sogar: 32.55/36.06/37.22/37.71

Hannis jumped two spots and dropped 2.37 seconds on her way to second place. Emma Schoettmer nabbed the bronze medal with her 2:26.41. Emily Escobdeo wound up fourth in 2:26.94.

Andrea Cottrell trailed to fifth in 2:28.12 after a rough first 100-meters (1:12.42). Annie Zhu clocked a 2:28.26, while Esther Gonzalez Medina (2:28.43) and Annie Lazor (2:28.46) rounded out the championship final.

2015 USA Swimming Long Course Summer Nationals: Live Results – Results

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