Missy Franklin Downs Katie Hoff’s 200 Free American Record

Jun 18, 2015; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Missy Franklin (USA) in the pool during her warm up session on Day One of the Arena Pro Series at Santa Clara, at the George F. Haines International Swim Center in Santa Clara, Calif. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports
Photo Courtesy: Robert Stanton/USA Today Sports Images

USA’s Missy Franklin took down the American record as she edged Euro’s MVP Katinka Hosszu in the women’s 200-meter free for Hosszu’s first loss at the 2015 Duel in the Pool.

Franklin clocked a time of 1:52.74 for the win, clipping Katie Hoff’s 2010 record of 1:52.91.  The swim pushed Franklin up to 10th all time in the race’s history.

Hosszu placed second in 1:52.79, well back of her lifetime best of 1:51.18 that puts her third all time.

Euro’s Siobhan-Marie O’Connor placed third overall in 1:53.82.

USA’s Melanie Margalis (1:54.35), USA’s Leah Smith (1:55.33) and Euro’s Hannah Miley (1:57.08) also swam in the heat.

Running Team Score: USA 91, Euro 58

SCHEDULED EVENTS

  • Women’s 800 free
  • Men’s 1500 free
  • Women’s 200 free
  • Men’s 200 free
  • Women’s 100 back
  • Men’s 100 back
  • Women’s 100 breast
  • Men’s 100 breast
  • Women’s 200 fly
  • Men’s 200 fly
  • Women’s 50 free
  • Men’s 50 free
  • Women’s 200 IM
  • Men’s 200 IM
  • Women’s 400 free relay
  • Men’s 400 free relay

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