OLYMPICS | Kelsi Worrell is Headed To Rio

06/27/2016 11:17 PM

Kelsi Worrell won the 100M Butterfly Finals Monday night at the Olympic Trials to secure her spot on the team that will compete in the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro.

With the victory Worrell posted the second fastest time this year in the world, and the fifth fastest time ever, at 56.48 seconds. 2012 Gold Medal Winner Dana Vollmer finished second behind Worrell to also secure a trip to Rio.

Vollmer holds the American record for fastest time in the 100m butterfly with 55.98 seconds. The World record is held by Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom at 55.64 seconds.

The Olympics start August 5th and run through August 21st.

Trey Eckerle

Trey Eckerle joined cn|2 in June 2013. A graduate of WKU, Trey grew up in Louisville and enjoys having a front row seat as Director to Kentucky sports and politics. He can be reached at 502-792-1106 or trey.eckerle@charter.com

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