Anh Vien’s triumph at the women’s 500-yard event (clocked at 4:42:66) marked her third gold at the ongoing champs. She was followed by Lisa Bratton and Megan Brown – the two outstanding swimmers from Grenwood Club in New England State.
In the 200-yard freestyle event for female swimmers, the Vietnamese competitor finished second at 1:55:10, better than her result in the qualifying round (1:57:65). The gold medal went to Alexandra Aitchison of Clearwater Aquatic Club in Florida State who clocked 1:46:52.
After three days of fierce competition, Anh Vien bagged three golds (200-yard mixed, 500-yard freestyle, and 400-yard mixed) and two silvers (200-yard backstroke and 200-yard freestyle).