Hoosiers Win Three Medals on Final Night of Pan American Championships


Indiana University swimmers and divers wrapped up competition at the 2019 Pan American Championships on Saturday night in Lima, Peru.


With the three medals on Saturday night, Indiana swimmers and divers finished the 2019 Pan American Games with a total of 11 medals – four gold, two silver and five bronze.


IU postgraduate swimmer Annie Lazor captured her third gold medal of the Pan American Championships, helping Team USA win the women’s 4x100m medley relay with a time of 3:57.64. Lazor swam the breaststroke leg for Americans, splitting a 1:06.35.


Earlier this week, Lazor won gold medals in both the women’s 100m and 200m breaststroke finals.


In the men’s 4x100m medley relay final, postgrad swimmer Vini Lanza helped Brazil win silver with a mark of 3:30.98. Lanza swam the butterfly leg, posting a split of 51.13.


On the week, Lanza won three medals – gold in the mixed 4x100m medley relay, silver in the men’s 4×100 medley relay and bronze in the men’s 100m butterfly.


In the Championship Final of the 200m IM, Canadian postgraduate Hoosier swimmer Bailey Andison won bronze, touching the wall in a time of 2:14.14. Fellow IU postgrad Laura Morley won the B Fina of the 200m IM, finishing with a time of 2:18.54 for the Bahamas.


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