15-Year-Old Maggie Papanicholas Drops 1:02.02 100 Yard Breast
Jan. 20, 2021—
On Sunday in Wisconsin, 15-year-old Maggie Papanicholas won the girl’s 100 breast (1:02.02), within three-fourths of a second of her lifetime best from the Wisconsin 18&Under Championships . That best time ranked her 1st going into finals (contested in long course meters) where she snagged 2nd place behind Lucy Thomas and missed the Olympic Trial qualifying time by .05. While her 100 breast on Sunday is still a Summer Juniors qualifying time, she first obtained a Summer Juniors time in the event at 14 years old in January 2020. Papanicholas started the Sunday finals session at the Ex ...