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El Dorado's Gati takes fifth in Winter Nationals

This article was originally published December 3, 2017 at 5:00 a.m. Updated December 2, 2017 at 10:36 p.m.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – El Dorado native Isabella Gati touched fifth Saturday in the Women's 200 butterfly at the 2017 USA Swimming AT&T Winter Nationals, held at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.

Gati, a senior at The Madeira School in McLean, Virginia, was named 18-and-under national champion in that race.

Olympic gold medalist Kelsi Worrell, of New Jersey, led the race from start-to-finish, posting a final time of 1:53.16.

The silver medal was won by University of Louisville's Grace Oglesby, who held steady at second throughout the race, with a time of 1:54.28, while bronze went to Australian Meg Bailey (Ohio State) and her time of 1:55.40.

University of Kentucky's Haley McInerny took fourth overall with a time of 1:56.91, followed by Gati’s 1:57.72.

Gati, who has signed to swim at Kentucky, finished 14th Friday in the Women's 100 butterfly. She is the daughter of El Dorado's Kenneth and Daion Gati.

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