U.S. swimmers complete tune-up
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympian Missy Franklin won the 200-meter freestyle and finished second in the 100 backstroke on the final night of the Los Angeles Invitational on Sunday.
Franklin won in 1 minute, 58.38 seconds, well ahead of Kylie Palmer of Australia, who touched second in 1:58.90.
In the 100 back, Olympian Elizabeth Pelton beat Franklin, winning in 1:00.57. Franklin, a teammate of Pelton at California, finished in 1:00.70. Mikka Sheridan of Australia was third in 1:02.20.
Olympian Matt Grevers won the 100 back in 54.00, lowering his own meet record set in 2011. Ashley Delaney of Australia also went under Grevers’ old mark in taking second at 54.03.
The Americans used the meet as final preparations for next month’s national championships in Irvine.