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Kevin Cordes: 'I Wanted To Get The 200 Back'

Kevin Cordes | 2017 U.S. Nationals Day Two Finals

Jun 29, 2017

2017 U.S. National Championships & Worlds Trials

​June 27 - July 1, 2017
​Indianapolis, Indiana​
IUPUI Natatorium

Everyone was on pins and needles heading into the men's 200m breaststroke -- knowing how deep the field was and knowing that the United States was going to have to leave ​three​ sub-2:10 200m breaststrokers home. In the end, ​​Kevin Cordes got his hand on the wall first in 2:07.41. Cordes was actually under world record pace at the 150 and even though he fell off that pace it was still a big moment for him pick up a win in a field like that.

In the interview above, Cordes talks coming out on top in a stacked field and why that race meant so much to him.

​1.) Kevin Cordes -- 2:07.41 ​(Qualified)
2.) Nic Fink -- 2:08.63 ​(Qualified)
​3.) Josh Prenot -- 2:08.72​
4.) Andrew Wilson -- 2:08.82​
5.) Will Licon -- 2:09.68​
6.) Jonathan Tybur -- 2:10.94​
7.) Daniel Roy -- 2:12.23​
8.) Jacob Montague -- 2:12.73​

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