Regan Smith Earns Second Knoxville Win in 200 Back

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Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Riptide’s Regan Smith picked up another backstroke title after winning the 100 earlier at this stop of the TYR Pro Swim Series. She posted a quick 2:07.53, just one second off her best time for the win. Athens Bulldogs’ Hali Flickinger was also in the mix through the 100, finishing second in a lifetime best of 2:08.72.

16-year-olds Isabelle Stadden (2:10.69) and Phoebe Bacon (2:12.37) finished in the third and fourth spots, respectively. They were followed by Swim Ontario teammates Madison Broad (2:12.65) and Kennedy Goss (2:13.30). Bridgette Alexander (2:14.11) and Jade Hannah (2:14.88) were seventh and eighth.

 Event 30  Women 200 LC Meter Backstroke
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        World: W 2:04.06  8/3/2012  Missy Franklin, USA
     American: A 2:04.06  8/3/2012  Missy Franklin, USA Olympic Team
    U.S. Open: O 2:05.68  6/25/2013 Missy Franklin, Colorado STARS-C
     Jr World: J 2:06.43  7/28/2018 Regan Smith, USA
     Pro Swim: P 2:06.36  2018      Taylor Ruck
    Trial Cut: T 2:14.69
    Name            Age Team              Prelims     Finals  FINA       
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                        === A - Final ===                         
 
  1 Regan Smith      16 Riptide           2:10.67    2:07.53T  920  
    r:+0.62  30.28      1:02.21 (31.93)
        1:34.69 (32.48)     2:07.53 (32.84)
  2 Hali Flickinger  24 Athens Bulldog S  2:11.39    2:08.72T  895  
    r:+0.73  30.91      1:03.52 (32.61)
        1:36.60 (33.08)     2:08.72 (32.12)
  3 Isabelle Stadde  16 Aquajets Swim Te  2:11.82    2:10.69T  855  
    r:+0.59  31.02      1:04.30 (33.28)
        1:37.67 (33.37)     2:10.69 (33.02)
  4 Phoebe Bacon     16 Nation's Capital  2:14.90    2:12.37T  823  
    r:+0.69  31.50      1:05.41 (33.91)
        1:39.55 (34.14)     2:12.37 (32.82)
  5 Madison Broad    18 Swim Ontario      2:14.19    2:12.65   818  
    r:+0.73  31.14      1:05.26 (34.12)
        1:40.09 (34.83)     2:12.65 (32.56)
  6 Kennedy Goss     22 Swim Ontario      2:13.22    2:13.30   806  
    r:+0.62  31.55      1:05.30 (33.75)
        1:39.18 (33.88)     2:13.30 (34.12)
  7 Bridgette Alexa  22 Kentucky Aquatic  2:13.20    2:14.11T  791  
    r:+0.64  31.70      1:04.77 (33.07)
        1:39.40 (34.63)     2:14.11 (34.71)
  8 Jade Hannah      16 Hpcentervictoria  2:14.56    2:14.88   778  
    r:+0.58  31.44      1:05.87 (34.43)
        1:40.47 (34.60)     2:14.88 (34.41)