Claire Adams – Representing the USA is such an honor (Video Interview)

Produced by Coleman Hodges.

Reported by Tony Carroll. 

17 year-old Claire Adams won her second event of the meet after breaking the Jr World Record to win the 100 backstroke earlier in the week. Tonight, she won the women’s 200 backstroke national title with her time of 2:09.44.

Danielle Galyer was the only other swimmer under 2:10, finished second with her time of 2:09.75.

Hali Flickinger had a quick turn-around after winning the 200 butterfly. She was just off with of Glayer with a 2:10.60.

Melanie Klaren, Clara Smiddy, and Lisa Bratton all finished together with 2:11’s, finishing in fourth, fifth, and sixth, respectively.

Erin Earley and Megan Romano topped off the A final at 2:12.11 and 2:12.26.

Gabby DeLoof won the B final with a 2:11.33 and Kacey Oberlander won the 18&u final with a 2:12.86.

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Congrats to Claire and her coaches. Enjoy the moments!

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Coleman Hodges

Coleman started his journey in the water at age 1, and although he actually has no memory of that, something must have stuck. A Missouri native, he joined the Columbia Swim Club at age 9, where he is still remembered for his stylish dragon swim trunks. After giving up on …

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