Three Swimmers Win a Second Event in U.S. Short Course

Associated Press

Anne Mahoney, Hiroko Nagasaki and Janet Evans each won a second event Saturday on the final day of the U.S. Swimming Short Course National Championships.

Mahoney, of Wichita, Kan., took the 100-yard backstroke in 55.25 seconds, beating second-place Beth Barr of Pensacola, Fla., who was timed in 56.13. Mahoney also won the 200 backstroke.

Hiroko, a Japanese resident who won the 200 breaststroke earlier in the week, took the 100 breaststroke in 1:02.22. Stephanie Zunich of Columbus, Ohio, was second in 1:02.76.

Evans, of Placentia, won the 1,650 freestyle in 15:56.53. Evans, who also won the 1,000-yard freestyle, was the meet's high-point winner among the women with 170 points.

Hungarian Tamas Darnyi was tops for the men with 210.

The Mission Bay Makos, the meet's hosts, won the overall and women's team titles. Mission Viejo won the men's title and was second overall.

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