Brendan Hansen wins OT 100 Breast for the 3rd time

  6 Garrett McCaffrey | June 26th, 2012 | Featured, U.S. Olympic Trials

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mx
4 years 3 months ago

Japan trials (59.6 for 2nd) were harder than US (1.00.15 for 2nd) not sure what hes talking about

Jean Michel
4 years 3 months ago

branden did a great job within one year ! He deserves that win ! happy for Shanteau as well .

Jean Michel
4 years 3 months ago

MX , Us trials are harder in all races than Japan trials ! that’s what he means …..

aswimfan
4 years 3 months ago

I think he meant in general.

cynthia curran
4 years 3 months ago

Us is a big country that why there are more competitors but Japan and China are the best of the asian countries. US is now about 6 percent asian and the asian swimmers in the US some have made the Semi finals. Breaststroke is a event where height is not important since you have in the case of Hansen closer to average height and size.

cynthia curran
4 years 3 months ago

Some of your oldest competitors now are in Breaststroke. In the past women’s breaststroke was thought as sometimes a teenage event. Amanda Beard at 15 and Megan Qunice at 16 years old. But both male and female breaststrokers are more likey to include post-college swimmers than in the past. Breastroke is timing and once you go thru the body changes and adjust your timing you can swim it almost any age.

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