Watch: Kevin Cordes Post 100 Breast Press Conference


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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