Dec. 22, 2013
GLASGOW, Scotland --- The United States All-Stars, featuring five members of the Georgia swimming teams, won the Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool against their European counterparts on Sunday.
Team USA used a mixed medley relay to break a tie and post a 132-131 decision at Tollcross International Swimming Centre. The United States improved to 6-0 in the series.
Smoliga posted a win in the 100 backstroke, touching in 57.06. She also came in third in the 100 freestyle in 52.74 and fourth in the 50 freestyle with a time to 24.41.
Vreeland placed second in the 100 freestyle in 52.73, took fourth in the 200 freestyle in 1:54.37 and came in eighth in the 400 freestyle in 4:07.36.
Kalisz took second in the 400 individual medley with a time of 4:02.40. He also placed third in the 200 individual medley in 1:54.26 and seventh in the 200 breaststroke in 2:09.23.
Romano took fifth in the 50 freestyle (24.70) and seventh in the 100 freestyle (53.69).
Fink was fifth in the 100 and 200 breaststroke in 58.29 and 2:05.20, respectively.
Vreeland, Smoliga and Romano helped the 400 freestyle relay post a runner-up time of 3:28.96. Smoliga and Romano swam on the 400 medley relay that finished second in 3:51.38.