Breeja Larson Breaks American Record, Sets BIGGER Goals – Video Interview

Women’s 100 Breaststroke Final as reported by Braden Keith (as the 2013 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships)

And then the bomb dropped. Tennessee’s Molly Hannis looked like she was going to give A&M’s Breeja Larson a run in this 100 breaststroke after 50 yards; Larson was out a bit off of her record pace, while Hannis was well under it in 27.0. Larson took the lead away in the third 25 though, and it was all clean water en route to a new U.S. Open, American, NCAA, SEC, and Texas A&M Record of 57.43. (Read more about that record here).

Senior Lindsey Norberg from Auburn surprised to win the race-within-the-race between the four Auburn finalist, touching 3rd overall in 59.43, a big-time personal best. She was only the third among the Auburn breaststrokes coming in, and now she’s third-best in the SEC. Her teammates Micah Lawrence (59.74) was 5th, and twin sister Lauren Norberg was 7th in 59.97.

Georgia’s Melanie Margalis took 4th in 59.73, with Florida’s Hilda Luthersdottir winning the B-Final in 1:00.15. She’s the biggest key, and question mark, to their medley relay, and that swim should clear up a lot of those questions.

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bobo gigi

Beautiful girl. Smart girl. Happy girl. Fast girl. Congrats to her. I can’t wait to see what she can do this summer. I don’t know where is Rebecca Soni and if she will swim this year so it’s good for USA to have another so good breaststroker with Miss Larson behind the queen.

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MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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