Tucson swimmer Caitlin Leverenz places sixth at Olympics

2012-07-28T08:12:00Z 2012-07-28T14:50:57Z Tucson swimmer Caitlin Leverenz places sixth at OlympicsArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 28, 2012 8:12 am  • 

Tucson's Caitlin Leverenz placed sixth in the 400 individual medley swimming final today in London.

In her first Olympic Games, the Sahuaro High grad swam 4 minutes 35.49 seconds and tied Australian Stephanie Rice for sixth place.

The event was won by Shiwen Ye of China in a world record time of 4:28.43.

Leverenz, 21, will next swim Monday in the 200 IM preliminaries.

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