Courtesy of: David Farr
SANTA CLARA, California, June 21. ALTHOUGH she´s having a bit of a mythical head-to-head with her nemesis Katie Ledecky, NBAC´s Lotte Friis managed to still find success with a winning time in the women´s 400-meter free at the Arena Grand Prix.
Last night, Friis picked up the 1500 free title, but Ledecky stole her thunder with a world record time just minutes later. Tonight, Friis managed to win the middle distance event in 4:06.83, but couldn´t come close to the world-best 4:03.09 Ledecky had just clocked in Texas at The Woodlands Senior Invitational.
Canada´s Brittany MacLean (4:07.23) and Gators´ Andreina Pinto (4:07.25) made Friis work, finishing just .4 behind the winner. NBAC´s Cierra Runge raced to fourth tonight in 4:08.01.
BlueFish´s Elizabeth Beisel (4:08.67), Becca Mann (4:12.30), A&M´s Sarah Henry (4:12.72), NBAC´s Gillian Ryan (4:13.51) and Bulldogs´ Amber McDermott (4:15.06) also put up A final times tonight.