Katie Meili Weighs in on American Female Breaststroke (Video Interview)

Produced by Coleman Hodges.

Reported by Tony Carroll. 

Katie Meili and Lilly King have rebounded very well from their first taper and found away to continue swimming fast through a second. Meili represented Team USA at the Pan American Games in Toronto while Lilly King was a member of the World University Games team that competed in Gwanju, South Korea. Katie Meili won tonight’s final with a time of 1:06.55, and Lilly King earned the silver medal with her time of 1:06.69.

Laura Sogar earned the bonze medal with her time of 1:07.41. She touched just ahead of Andrea Cottrell and Bridget Blood, who also finished with 1:07’s.

Sarah Haase, Jessica Hansen, and Emma Reaney rounded out the final with 1:08’s.

Georgia Bohl won the B final with her time of 1:07.30 and Nikol Popov won the 18&u final at 1:08.67.

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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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