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Virginia swimmers conclude Night 6 at U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials

Courtesy UVA Media Relations

Virginia swimming divingThree Virginia swimmers competed in finals at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials on Friday night.

The night started with the women’s 200-meter breaststroke final. Ella Nelson finished fifth in the final with a time of 2:25.10.

In the men’s 200-meter backstroke, incoming swimmer Jack Aikins finished seventh with a time of 1:57.90.

Kate Douglass rounded out the finals for the Cavaliers in the 100-meter freestyle. Douglass, who already qualified in the 200-meter individual medley, finished seventh overall with a time of 54.17.

The Cavaliers had three swimmers in the women’s 800-meter freestyle prelims. Leah Smith finished 10th, putting her in position as a reserve for Saturday’s final. Smith posted a time of 8:36.10. Paige Madden finished 13th with a time of 8:39.27 and Maddie Donohoe was 16th in 8:43.81.



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