Video Interview: Elizabeth Beisel Admits She Felt Pressure to Make Pan Pacs Team

Photo by Griffin Scott

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IRVINE, California, August 8. AFTER scratching a pair of finals and slipping off the blocks in another, Elizabeth Beisel finally made the Pan Pacs team on Friday with a win in the 400 IM. Beisel clocked a time of 4:32.98, good for fourth in the world this year. After the race, Beisel spoke about feeling a bit of extra pressure going in since she had not yet qualified for Pan Pacs. Beisel also discussed her feelings on the time and the crowd support she received.

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Author: David Rieder

David Rieder has been a contributor to Swimming World since 2009. A native of Charleston, SC, he currently attends Duke University, where he works as the public address announcer for the varsity swim team.

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