Video Interview: Missy Franklin Is Beyond Ecstatic With A 2:07 200 Back

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After breaking the first major slump of her career, Colorado Stars’ Missy Franklin is super ecstatic about picking up a pair of wins at the 2015 Arena Pro Swim Series Minneapolis.

Original 200 back report:

Missy Franklin of the Colorado Stars dashed to first in the women’s 200 back with a final time of 2:07.24. Franklin’s time was quick enough to lower her own pool record of 2:08.03 from 2011.

Stanford’s Maya DiRado took second overall with a final time of 2:08.85, dropping 3.56 seconds from her prelims time of 2:12.41.

Dominique Bouchard rounded out the top three finishers with a time of 2:09.47, making them the only three athletes under the 2:10-mark.

Kylie Masse finished fourth overall with a time of 2:13.38, while Regan Smith turned in a 2:13.72 for a close fifth.

Cal’s Elizabeth Pelton was sixth overall with a time of 2:14.93.

Melanie Klaren (2:15.62) and Brooke Zeiger (2:18.46) finished seventh and eighth respectively.

2 comments

  1. Jenna Baldwin

    Lets go Missy Franklin!!! I hope that you do well at Nationals!!