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Kasey Carlson (born November 26, 1991) is an American competition swimmer from Walnut Creek, California.

Kasey Carlson
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Personal information
Full nameKasey Carlson
National team United States
Born (1991-11-26) November 26, 1991 (age 27)
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesBreaststroke
ClubWalnut Creek Aquabears
College teamUniversity of Southern California

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Swimming careerEdit

At the 2009 US National Championships and World Championship Trials, Carlson placed second to Rebecca Soni in the 100 m breaststroke with a time of 1:06.54,[1] earning a place to compete at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships in Rome.

At the World Championships, Carlson won the bronze medal in the 100 m breaststroke with a time of 1:05.75.[2] In the preliminaries of the 50 m breaststroke, Carlson broke the American record with a time of 30.34.[3] Carlson advanced to the final and placed sixth with a time of 30.65. Carlson's day-old American record was broken by Soni, who took the silver medal in 30.11.[4]

PersonalEdit

Carlson previously swam for Las Lomas High School and the Terrapins Swim Team when she won bronze medal in Rome before she switched to the Walnut Creek Aquabears Swim Team, and was coached by Mike Heaney. Her mother is a former national level swimmer who competed for Florida State.[5]

Carlson is a graduate of the University of Southern California[6] and her sister, Taylor, swam for the University of California Los Angeles.

Kasey is currently the Social Media Director for the Oakland Raiders.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2009 Conoco Phillips National Championships results: Women's 100m breaststroke final" (PDF). July 9, 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 6, 2009.
  2. ^ "2009 World Championships results: Women's 100m breaststroke final" (PDF). July 28, 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 6, 2009.
  3. ^ "Yuliya Efimova Just Misses World Record, Kasey Carlson Clears American Record in 50 Breast Prelims". Swimming World Magazine. August 1, 2009.
  4. ^ "2009 World Championships results: Women's 50m breaststroke" (PDF). August 2, 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 6, 2009.
  5. ^ "College Recruit Rankings Profile: Six-Star Kasey Carlson, Class of 2010". Swimming World Magazine. July 14, 2009.
  6. ^ "Plenty More Recruits Make College Decisions Over Weekend". Swimming World Magazine. October 19, 2009.

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