US Trials day 5: Weltz the Pirate steals the 200 breast


At the U.S. Olympic Trials yesterday evening, Marine Pirate Scott Weltz and Clark Burckle upset favorites Eric Shanteau and Brendan Hansen by taking the men’s 200 breaststroke Olympic tickets in 2:09.01 and 2:09.97. Cammile Adams and Kathleen Hersey took women’s 200 butterfly tickets in 2:06.52 and 2:07.72, and in the men’s 100 freestyle Nathan Adrians and Cullen Jones in 48.10 and 48.46. See all results from day 5 here.

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