Olympics update: Mobile native Paige Madden places 7th in 400-meter freestyle

Mobile County

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Paige Madden finished 3rd in her heat and had the 7th fastest time to advance to 400-meter Freestyle Final in Tokyo. She placed 7th in the final 400-meter freestyle Sunday night.

Last month she qualified for the Olympic team via trials in Omaha.

Madden is a graduate of UMS Wright in Mobile and recently led the University of Virginia to the NCAA National Championship, winning three individual NCAA Titles. Paige was also part of the City of Mobile Swim Association.

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