Video Interview: Katie Meili breaks down lifetime best in 100 Breast

Video produced by Coleman Hodges. 

Reported by Karl Ortegon.


Katie Meili was on fire this morning with the best time (1:07.16) and only gained a tenth en route to a big win over a strong field. Both her prelims and finals swims were within the top 10 in the world. Her time of 1:07.26 topped Jamaican record-holder Alia Atkinson(1:08.01) and American stalwart Breeja Larson (1:08.60). SwimMac’s Micah Lawrencefinished up in fourth (1:08.93), and these four ladies were the only swimmers to dip below the 1:10 barrier.

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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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