Gallagher-coached Amanda Beard Swims On To 4th Olympic Team

July 4, 2008

Amanda Beard, who is coached by UCLA head coach Cyndi Gallagher, has qualified for her fourth Olympic Games after having finished second in the 200 breast (2:25.13) at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, NE on Friday. Beard, who joined Team Bruin earlier this year, joins UCLA alum Kim Vandenberg as 2008 Olympians for America.

Also on Friday in Omaha, sophomore-to-be Sam Vanden Berge placed 46th in the 800 freestyle in a time of 8:57.26.

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