Video interview is courtesy of the Florida Swim Network.
For the first time since the 2012 Olympic Trials, Katie Hoff has returned to competition this weekend at the Speedo Winter Championships meet in Plantation, Florida.
In yards competition, against largely high school aged competition (albeit some very good high school aged swimmers), Hoff won the 200 yard freestyle on Saturday in 1:45.93.
Having been so focused on international competition for so long, there’s not much good context for where that swim sits, but it is clearly a good enough time that Hoff is in good shape and swimming well. She said early last year that she was taking a break to focus on studying, but refused to declare it a retirement.
The 24-year old Hoff is an 8-time World Champion (7 long course, 1 short course) and a three-time Olympic medalist.
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