Kelsi Worrell: I ripped 2 suits before this race (Video Interview)

Produced by Coleman Hodges. 

Reported by Tony Carroll. 

The long course American Record holder and the Short Course record holder faced off in lanes four and five of the 100 butterfly A final to start off the night, but it was the short course star that came out ahead. Kelsi Worrell dominated the event, winning with a time of 57.26. That time is .02 off of her time from prelims the Pan American Game of 57.24.

Felicia Lee finished second with a 58.54, touching just ahead of the bronze medalist, Christina Bechtel (58.74), and the American record holder, Dana Vollmer, at 58.94.

15 year old Cassidy Bayer earned a fifth place finish with her time of 59.00, edging outAmanda Kendall at 59.12.

Hali Flickinger and Kara Kopcso rounded out the A final at 59.64 and 1:00.00, respectively.

The B final was won by Aliena Schmidtke with a .67 second drop to 59.05. Veronica Burchill won the 18&u final with a 59.74.

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8 years ago

That girl is positivity personified! Get her on the same team with Missy Franklin and there are going to be smiles to spare and lots of happy swimmers on the US Team in Rio!

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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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