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Sunday, July 3, 2016

14:49.19 Bodes Well For Jordan Wilimovsky In Rio

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

With the speed that Jordan Wilimovsky showed in the 1500m race at the US Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, he is looking good for a podium position in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

His strategy - both tactics in a race and long-term training with his coach Dave Kelsheimer - seem to bode well for Wilimovsky in both the pool and open water. His preparation - both physiologically and psychologically - are optimal for the most demanding two races on the Olympic schedule.

Wilimovsky swam the 1500m in 14:49.19, pushing winner Connor Jaeger who finished in 14:47.61, the fourth fastest 1500m swim this Olympic year. He comfortably qualified for the US Olympic Team as third-place Michael McBroom finished in 15:06.60 and fourth-place Chris Wieser finished in 15:09.70.

For additional recent articles on Wilimovsky:
* Anticipating Two Olympic Races For Jordan Wilimovsky
* Why Jordan Wilimovsky Will Win 10K In Rio Olympic Games
* Jordan Wilimovsky Aiming To Double Up At The Olympics
* The California Open Water Swimming Oasis

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