(Video Interview) Kevin Cordes Knocking the Rust Off in Atlanta

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Kevin Cordes raced Thursday night at the TYR Pro Swim Series meet in Atlanta in the 200 breast final, where he finished eighth, but the race was the first for Cordes since July, when he won three medals for the U.S. at the FINA World Championships.

After the race, Cordes explained that he spent the fall in Tucson, Ariz., finishing up his degree at the University of Arizona, and now he has returned to Auburn to swim in Sergio Lopez’s pro group. Cordes explained how it felt returning to racing after such a long layoff, and he gave his thoughts about being in one of the most competitive in-season 200 breast heats he can remember.

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Author: David Rieder

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David Rieder is a staff writer for Swimming World. He has contributed to the magazine and website since 2009, and 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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