Motherhood has not slowed down Cal Olympic champion

Olympic champion Dana Vollmer of Danville thought she was through with swimming until having a baby and now heads into the Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara hoping to qualify for the Rio Games this summer.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
3 days ago

Column: Olympic champ Dana Vollmer shows how to have it all

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Dana Vollmer is back at the pool, hoping to compete at another Olympics and reclaim her world record. You know, normal stuff for an athlete who's been on top of the game. Only now, she's taking someone else along for the ride. A son named Arlen. ''Breastfeeding,'' she said, breaking into an enormous if somewhat weary smile that any new mother could appreciate. ...
Via Associated Press
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Worrell wins 100 fly at US nationals, Vollmer takes 4th

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Kelsi Worrell won the women's 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. national championships Thursday night with a time that would have been good enough for a medal at the world championships, while Olympic gold medalist and former world record holder Dana Vollmer settled for fourth. Not that Vollmer was disappointed with her performance. She was competing just five months...
Via Associated Press
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Sweden's Sarah Sjoestrom sets world mark in 100 butterfly

KAZAN, Russia (AP) Sarah Sjoestrom of Sweden has set a world record in the semifinals of the 100-butterfly at the world swimming championships. Competing in the second semi on Sunday night, Sjoestrom won in 55.74 seconds. She broke the mark of 55.98 set by American Dana Vollmer at the 2012 London Olympics. The final is Monday night at Kazan Arena.
Via Associated Press
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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