USC senior and NCAA champion Louise Hansson as well as former Trojan national champs and Olympic medalists Vladimir Morozov, Katinka Hosszu and Cristian Quintero lead 14 past, present and future Trojans representing 13 countries at the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, starting Sunday (July 21).
The FINA World Championships, held in Gwangju, South Korea, from July 12-28, saw current and former Pac-12 swimmers and divers produce elite performances across competitions. Several league teams were represented by countries across the globe, coming away with the winning hardware to show for it.
Swedish senior co-captain Louise Hansson, a 100-meter butterfly finalist at the 2019 FINA World Championships that wrapped Sunday, joined two-time Hungarian winner Katinka Hosszu and four other Trojans as qualifiers for the 2020 Olympics with their performances at the international competition in Gwangju, South Korea.
Sophomore Caitlin Tycz earned first team honors while redshirt junior Hanni Leach and seniors Allie Wooden and Elizabeth Stinson earned second team honors, the quartet among 17 Trojans named to the Pac-12's All-Academic teams announced Tuesday.
Pac-12 Networks' Kara Lynn Joyce catches up with USC swimmer Louise Hansson after winning the NCAA title in the 200-Yard Butterfly.
USC's Louise Hansson takes the NCAA title in the 200-yard butterfly in a Trojan record 1:50:28. Saturday's victory marks the junior's second NCAA title in two days.