Courtney Bartholomew has resparked passion (Video Interview)

Produced by Coleman Hodges.

Reported by Tony Carroll.

It was a quick turnaround for Missy Franklin and Katinka Hosszu after swimming the 200 freestyle less than 15 minutes prior. They both struggled a lit bit, both missing the top three in the event.

Courtney Bartholomew stepped up for Team USA, however, winning the event with a new American record of 55.92. Mie Nielsen finished second for the Euro Stars at 56.20, and hometown swimmer Claire Adams picked up third at 56.45.

After the women’s 100 backstroke, Team USA leads 105 to 62. PDF Results

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ERVINFORTHEWIN
6 years ago

She should have had more mentions for her performances during the 2 days – she beat out Missy 2 times if i am not mistaken . She might well fight for the 100 back spot next year …. who knows

Swimmer
6 years ago

Way to go, Courtney. Great weekend!

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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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