|Rachel Bootsma Earns Olympic Spot|| |
Jun 28, 2012
Congratulations to Rachel Bootsma, whose second place finish in the 100-meter Backstroke in Omaha on Wednesday night placed her on Team USA in London. Rachel swam past Olympic gold medalist Natalie Coughlin and on the heels of first place finisher Missy Franklin, to reach the wall in :59.49; she had achieved her best time of :59.10 (sixth fastest time in the world this year) in the semi-finals on Tuesday evening.
To read more from KARE 11, who has been following Rachel’s quest to be an Olympian, click here.