Gold medalist Katinka Hosszu of Hungary shows off her medal along with silver medalist Ella Eastin, left, and bronze medalist Madisyn Cox during medal ceremonies for the women's 200-meter individual medley at the FINA World Swimming Championships short-course Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 in Windsor, Ontario. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)

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Madisyn Cox collects silver, bronze at 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships

Posted December 10th, 2016


Texas senior Madisyn Cox claimed the bronze medal in the 200-meter individual medley and helped Team USA win silver in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay Saturday at the 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships in Windsor, Ontario.

The three-time All American placed third in the 200 IM behind Olympic gold medalist Katinka Hosszu and American Ella Eastin. Hosszu, the 2016 Olympic gold medalist in the 200 IM, won gold at 2 minutes 2.90 seconds and Eastin claimed silver at 2:05.02. Cox earned bronze at 2:05.93.

Cox swam the anchor leg of the 4×200 free relay as Team USA placed second at 7:38.65. Canada won gold in 7:33.89.


It was Cox’s third medal at the event, she won bronze in the 400-meter IM on Tuesday.


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