Post Race Interviews: Men 100 Backstroke Final [Videos]

  8 Davis Wuolle | June 27th, 2012 | Featured, U.S. Olympic Trials

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3 years 11 months ago

Amazing swim by Grevers.

Unless Franklin breaks the 200 back WR, this 52.08 is the swim of the meet.

bobo gigi
3 years 11 months ago

Agree with you. And if Missy isn’t tired she can do it. But I’d prefer she swims a world record at the olympic games.

Justin Thompson
3 years 11 months ago

Monster swim by Grevers and really happy to see him step up in the absence of Piersol and Lochte in the event. I hope he has a good 200bk as well this meet, but not sure he can hold off Clary and Lochte.

3 years 11 months ago

I can’t believe Hesen went 53.0 and only got 4th. #onlyinamerica

bobo gigi
3 years 11 months ago

Yes american backstroke industry works definitely much better than american freestyle distance industry on the men’s side.

Jean Michel
3 years 11 months ago

the times here are owesome ! The french Camille Lacourt knows his best threat now for London . Go Matt , u are the fastest now …in the world this year

bobo gigi
3 years 11 months ago

Incredible depth in this race. As a french yes, I can say Camille Lacourt was very optimistic about the race because he hadn’t many opponents uner 53 seconds. Ryosuke Irie isn’t a problem for him. He hasn’t good underwaters and good turns. But 52.08 is another story. It’s a monster time. Finally Matt Grevers has made a time I expected from him for many years. I didn’t understand why with his big size he didn’t swim faster. Now perhaps it’s too early in the season. Is he able to swim that time or a faster time in London? I don’t know. In the past we have already seen many american swimmers who have swum slower at the olympic games. Congrats to him.

3 years 11 months ago

Yeah, a lot of factors play into this now. Can Grevers hold his taper together for London? Can Lacourt regain his 2010 form? He’s not exactly mr. Consistency


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