Watch: Kevin Cordes Post 100 Breast Press Conference

2016 U.S. OLYMPIC TRIALS

Men’s 100 breast champion Kevin Cordes spoke to the press after the end of Monday’s evening session.  Cordes touched on a number of topics, ranging from how training long course is different than short course, to having the Arizona men’s baseball team in town for the College World Series:

Cordes on training with Sergio Lopez:

He gave me a lot of confidence from the first time I spoke to him on the phone, when I was deciding on where to go, you know, he just made me feel comfortable, and that was the biggest thing..Then from a swimming standpoint, really just taking my short course, you know, and converting it into more of a long course. So I’ve been working straight-up long course and I think he’s helped me build my confidence in that and, yeah, it’s been great.

On Arizona:

Yeah, time at Arizona meant everything to me. Back in 2012, the U of A baseball team was also in Omaha, and they won, so it’s kind of funny that they’re here again four years later. It’s been great being away for a year seeing all these Arizona fans and…the camaraderie of Arizona has been — they made me feel welcome coming back

Read the full transcript here.

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