RI native Elizabeth Beisel finishes 6th at Rio Olympics

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United States’ Elizabeth Beisel competes in a heat of the women’s 400-meter individual medley during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

(WPRI) – North Kingstown’s Elizabeth Beisel finished 6th in the women’s  400 IM finals Saturday in the Rio Olympics with a time of 4:34:98.

Beisel, competing in her third Olympics, finished with the 6th best time earlier in the day during the heat race.

Katinka Hosszu of Hungary set a new world record in earning the gold medal. American Maya DiRado claimed a bronze medal.

Beisel, who had been battling some injuries coming into Rio, claimed a silver medal and a bronze medal at the 2012 games in London.

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