The U.S. women's 4x200 freestyle relay advanced to the final with a strong showing in the preliminaries overnight.
Clark Burckle, fourth swimmer from left, nears the wall en route to finishing second in the 200 breast stroke. "I was so nervous" before the race, he said.
Former UA standout Clark Burckle, left, and Scott Weltz enjoy the medal ceremony after earning spots on the Olympic team.
OMAHA, Neb. - Clark Burckle's Road to London began when he was 6, a kid swimmer in Louisville who was so into the sport that he would watch old tapes of old Olympic swimmers, memorize their times, mannerisms and warm-up routines.
OMAHA, Neb. - Nobody knew, and few suspected, that this was going to be The Day of Alyssa Anderson's Life. It would be an Olympic surprise party.