Gretchen Walsh on 100 Fly WR: “I was probably the most shocked out of the people I know”


Last night in the first event of the 2024 US Olympic Trials, Gretchen Walsh shocked swimming by breaking an 8-year-old world record in the 100 butterfly, touching in 55.18. Walsh might have shocked herself the most.

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Daniel and Kimberly Pond
29 days ago

Hey Gretchen! My wife and I are thankful to have met, encouraged and prayed a blessing over you at the Marriott Starbucks Saturday morning. Good for you!!


29 days ago

Fun to see fast swimming

VA Steve
29 days ago

Impossible not to like her.

29 days ago

Her reaction after that insane swim was priceless. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a swimmer that shocked about their result. Now I’m really hoping we will see a 54. in finals.

Reply to  snailSpace
29 days ago

Reminds me of Misty H in 2Fl in Sydney

29 days ago

Not bad for bathtub specialist 😂 GO GRETCHEN prove the haters wrong!

29 days ago

I imagine it really is difficult to “put the phone down” and get a good nights sleep after setting a WR in semis.

Steve Nolan
1 month ago

“there has been a little bit of buzz” made me think she was directly addressing the humming in the video.

My brain is great.

Mediocre Swammer
Reply to  Steve Nolan
29 days ago

I had the same thought.

1 month ago

“the real pool, some would say” 😭😭😭

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