Aug. 3, 2013
University of Minnesota swimmer Kiera Janzen claimed the 2013 U.S. Open title in the 200-meter freestyle Friday night at William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine, Calif. The junior won the event with a time of 1:58.28.
Janzen, who was fourth at the race's halfway point, finished ahead of Sarah Henry, who charged home in the final 50m to take second place in 1:58.89 and Australia's Kelly Stubbins, who hung on for third in 1:59.25.
The Gopher was one of three Americans to win events titles Friday.
Zeiger Breaks 400 IM in Winter Nationals Win
The Gophers took part in two separate meets on Friday, with the Jean K. Freeman Invite starting in Minneapolis.
Gophers Win Third Relay of Winter Nationals
Minnesota is 3-for-3 on relay gold in the first two days of the meet in Atlanta.
Gophers Win Two Relays at Winter Nationals
Minnesota's women started the meet in Atlanta by winning both relays of the Wednesday evening session.