By Michael Collins
Monday was an exciting night of racing with two American records being set. The 200 Breast was my favorite event of the evening – watching Kristy Kowal swim to an American record and Amanda Beard stepping up and swimming a more aggressive first 100 to be in the race early on, and qualify for the second spot in the event. The scene after was an emotional "cry-fest" with Kowel and Beard after the race.
Hard to watch was Ron Karnaugh fade from first to fourth in the last 20m of the 200 IM.
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TV COVERAGE OF THE SWIM TRIALS
Olympic Swim Trials coverage on NBC:
Aug 19, 4-6 p.m. EST
Olympic Swim Trials coverage on PAX-TV:
Aug. 26, 9-11 p.m. ET and PT