NEWTOWN SQUARE–A former Suburban Seahawk at the Suburban Swim Center in Newtown Square is headed to the 2012 Olympic Trials in Omaha, NE, this Monday.
B101 Radio talks to Brendan Hansen, a Havertown native, about vying for a spot on the 2012 USA Olympic Team.
Hansen, who just missed qualifying for the 200-meter breaststroke in the 2008 Olympic Trials (he came in fourth) decided to take a break from swimming, is back and ready to compete at the trials on June 25.
Hansen has already won a silver medal in the 100-meter breaststroke, a bronze in the 200-meter breaststroke and gold in a medley relay.
"The reason why I'm swimming is to win gold in London," Hansen previously told Marple Newtown Patch. "I've won silver and bronze but not a gold in the singles. I've never been more excited."
Hansen helped last fall after being .
Will you be watching the Olympic Trials? Who are you rooting for?
The schedule for the Olympic Trials is as follows:Heats Finals Monday, June 25
Men's 400m IM
Men's 400m IM - FinalWomen's 100m Fly Women's 100m Fly - Semifinal Men's 400m Free Men's 400m Free - Final
Women's 400m IMWomen's 400m IM - Final Men's 100m Breast
Men's 100m Breast - Semifinal Tuesday, June 26 Women's 100m Back Women's 100m Fly - Final Men's 200m Free Men's 200m Free - Semifinal Women's 100m Breast Women's 100m Breast - Semifinal Men's 100m Back Men's 100m Breast - Final Women's 400m Free
Women's 400m Free - Final
Men's 100m Back - Semifinal
Women's 100m Back - Semifinal Wednesday, June 27 Women's 200m Free Women's 200m Free - Semifinal Men's 200m Fly Men's 200m Free - Final
Women's 200m IMWomen's 100m Back - Final
Men's 100m Back - Final
Women's 100m Breast - Final
Men's 200m Fly - Semifinal
Women's 200m IM -- Semifinal