USA Swimming Introduces 2016 Olympic Team: Connor Jaeger

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Connor Jaeger has qualified for his second Olympic Games. The 25 year old won the 400 and 1500 freestyles at Olympic Trials. He has posted the third and fourth best times in the world this year in those events.

He emphasized his love of racing in his USA Swimming introduction video. Jaeger spoke extensivley about the role his parents have played in his swimming career. As he gets older, he has recognized the incredible sacrifices they have made.

Jaeger talked about the difference between his first and second Olympics, referencing the “two part goal” to not only make the Olympic squad but to perform well in Rio.