Rio Reflections with Open Water Olympian Haley Anderson

Every Olympic year is emotional. The visions, the goals and the sacrifices—day in and day out—together accumulate to one moment in time. A pivotal and life-changing moment that is the absolute epitome of athlete excellence: the Olympic Games. The Rio Olympics were filled with stories of athletic triumphs, drug scandals and security mishaps. Yet, behind the scenes were the deeper...
Via Excelle Sports
October 15, 2016

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August 13, 2016

McLaughlin wins 200 freestyle at Swim Meet of Champions

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (AP) Katie McLaughlin won the 200-meter freestyle at the Fran Crippen Memorial Swim Meet of Champions on Saturday night. McLaughlin, a member of the U.S. national team, won in 1 minute, 59.74 seconds, the only swimmer to go under two minutes. She later finished seventh in the 50 free in the tune-up meet for the U.S. Olympic trials in June. Abbey Weitzel...
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April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Haley Anderson of US wins 5k open water at world swim

KAZAN, Russia (AP) Haley Anderson of the U.S. won the 5-kilometer open water race to claim the first medal of the world swimming championships. She surged to the lead in the closing meters of the race in the choppy waters of the Kazanka River, hitting the touchpad in 58 minutes, 48.4 seconds Saturday. Anderson, the 2012 Olympic 5k silver medalist from Granite Bay, California, used...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Olympians Anderson and Meyer win 5k open water nationals

MIROMAR LAKES, Fla. (AP) Olympians Haley Anderson and Alex Meyer won 5-kilometer races at the U.S. open water national championships Sunday, earning berths in the world championships this summer. Anderson surged over the final 300 meters to win in 1 hour, 1 minute, 51.291 seconds at Miromar Lakes Beach & Gold Club. Ashley Twichell of Fayetteville, New York, was second at 1:01...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Anderson wins 5K open water title

American swimmer Haley Anderson won the 5-kilometer open water race Saturday to take the first gold medal of the swimming world championships. A silver medalist in last year's 10K Olympic race, Anderson edged Poliana Okimoto of Brazil in a sprint finish in the city's harbor. Anderson finished in 56 minutes, 34.2 seconds while Okimoto took second 0.02 behind. Another Brazilian...
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July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Risztov wins gold in open water swim

After nearly two hours of racing around The Serpentine, it came down to a furious sprint to the finish. Eva Risztov got there first. By a hand. The Hungarian led most of the way in a grueling Olympic open water marathon at Hyde Park on Thursday, holding off a desperate bid to chase her down by American Haley Anderson. Risztov reached up with her right hand to touch the timing...
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August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

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