Conor Dwyer: Everyday’s fun with USC (Video Interview)

Produced by Coleman Hodges.

Reported by Tony Carroll. 

Conor Dwyer powered through the men’s 200 freestyle to win the event with the 13th fastest time in the world this year at 1:47.04. He dropped nearly two and a half seconds from his morning swim to win the race. Dion Dreesens reached in for second with a 1:47.47, the 21st fastest time in the world this year, and Marwan El Kamash snagged third place with a 1:47.73.

Ryan Lochte finished just outside of the podium with a final time of 1:48.35. Anders Nielsen was behind him in fifth at 1:49.19, and Joao De Lucca was the final swimmer under 1:50 with his time of 1:49.72 for sixth.

Connor Jaeger and Michael Wynalda rounded out the A final.

Michael Phelps won the B final with a final time of 1:49.12. Had he qualified for the A final this morning, he would have finished in fifth, just behind Lochte.

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5 years ago

Dude’s an Olympic Gold Medalist. Imagine what it must take for him to be fully intimidated as an athlete!

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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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