July 26, 2009
ROME - Washington State University swimmer Rugile Mileisyte swam in her first event at the World Championships, Sunday.
Mileisyte, a native of Alytus, Lithuania, led off the 400 free relay for her homeland in a time of 56.94 seconds. The Lithuanians finished in 3:54.97 and were 23rd among 30 teams in the events while failing to advance to the final.
The competition continues through, Sunday, Aug. 2.