Manuel put together a 52.17, nearly an identical split to what she did on the end of the women’s gold medal 4×100 free relay on day one.
100m Freestyle Final – Day Six: After setting the world record leading off the 4×100 freestyle relay on day one, Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom was considered a slam dunk to win 100 free gold.
She also earned a bronze medal in the 100 freestyle and finished fourth in the 50 freestyle.
In the same finals session, she proceeded to help team USA once again in the 4x100m medley relay, anchoring in a split of 52.43 and touching the wall first to earn her 4th and final medal of the games.
2017 US World Team Trials Manuel placed second in the 100m freestyle behind Mallory Comerford, touching at 53.05.
Manuel also made the US team for the 4X200M Free Relay by finishing fifth in the 200m Free. 2017 FINA World Championships Day one Manuel won gold in American record time, .72, on Team USA’s 4×100 freestyle relay.
She started the meet off by anchoring Team USA’s 4×100 free relay, splitting 53.06 to lead the States to a 3rd place finish.
She went on to help the USA earn relay gold in the 4x100m mixed free relay, splitting 53.66 on the third leg.