Connor Jaeger Wins 1500m Heat, Keeps Swimming - 2nd in Final

Connor Jaeger Wins 1500m Heat, Keeps Swimming - 2nd in Final

Submitted by I Bleed Maize N Blue on July 1st, 2012 at 11:46 PM

Kudos to U-M swimmer Connor Jaeger for winning his 1500m freestyle heat in 14:59.97.  He lost track of his lap count and didn't hear the bell, so kept going.  (Unlike collegiate, counters aren't allowed in the water.)

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Edit:  1) Gemmel (14:52.19), 2) Jaeger (14:52.51) going to London