Janzen Wins Gold at US Open

Go Gophers!
Kiera Janzen won the U.S. Open title in the 200m freestyle.

Go Gophers!
Kiera Janzen won the U.S. Open title in the 200m freestyle.
Go Gophers!

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.

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