Cassidy Bayer Takes Second in 200 Fly – Video Interview

Photo Courtesy: Griffin Scott

Shortly after finishing second in the women’s 200 fly at U.S. Nationals in San Antonio, Cassidy Bayer assessed her performance. Bayer led with 50 meters to go only for Hali Flickinger to surpass her down the stretch. Still, Bayer did finish in 2:08.03, the 17th best time in the world for 2015 and the fourth-best mark among Americans.

Bayer went through how she strategized the race and also discussed why she has not been fully satisfied with her performance at Nationals despite dropping over a second in the 200 fy and finishing fifth in the 100 fly in 59.00.

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David Rieder is the host of Swimming World TV and a staff writer for Swimming World. A contributor to the magazine and website since 2009, he has covered the NCAA Championships, U.S. Nationals, Olympic Trials as well as the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and the 2017 World Championships in Budapest. He is a native of Charleston, S.C., and a 2016 graduate of Duke University.

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