Two Former UW Swimmers Place In Top 25 As Olympic Trials Come To A Close
July 14, 2004
LONG BEACH, Calif.- The U.S. Olympic Trials came to a close with two former Washington swimmers placing in the top 25. Justin Adrian became the second UW swimmer to advance to a semifinal race this week where he placed 16th in the 100-meter butterfly, while Washington assistant coach Kim Harada placed 22nd in the 50-meter freestyle.
Adrian had placed 13th in the preliminary 100-meter butterfly race with a time of 54.56 to join Phil Davis as the only other UW swimmer to advance to a semifinal race at the 2004 Trials. Adrian posted a time of 54.79 in the semifinal to place 16th.
Harada placed 22nd in the 50-meter with a time of 26.33. Harada had been seeded 13th in the event with a time of 25.81.
Other finishes by former UW swimmers included Davis' ninth place finish in the 100-meter breaststroke (1:03.14); Derek Rose's 32nd place finish in the 100 backstroke (58.40); and Harada's 25th place finishes in both the 100 freestyle (57.08) and 100 backstroke (1:04.62).
For complete schedules and results from the 2004 USA Swimming Olympic Trials, visit www.usaswimming.org.