In the 400-meter individual medley, Beisel edged with a time of 4:36.
Beisel clocked the best time in the preliminaries of the , and finished fourth in the final with a time of 4:34.
Olympic team by placing first in the women's 400-meter individual medley.
In the final, Beisel posted a personal best time of 4:31.
At the 2011 World Aquatics Championships in Shanghai, China, Beisel competed in two events, the 200-meter backstroke and the 400-meter individual medley.
She was seeded first going into the finals, and received a silver medal for finishing second behind China's with a time of 4:31.