Lotte Friis
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CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, May 16. LOTTE Friis joined the North Baltimore Aquatic Club's elite training group last fall, and in this video interview, she said the move has been nothing but positive for the distance ace.

"We have a great group of distance girls ... and they push me every day and I love it," she said this morning after the 200 freestyle prelim race.

Friis is not concerned about Katie Ledecky this year, and said she doesn't get frustrated when Ledecky beats her by a large margin at in-season meets, knowing that the end of the season contains the races that matter.