April 3, 2020—
For a wave of swimmers across the country, coronavirus cancellations and postponements are forcing tough decisions about the futures of their athletic careers. We caught up with Florida senior Savanna Faulconer , who saw her career come to an abrupt and unexpected end this spring when the NCAA canceled its championships meet and the Olympics (and U.S. Olympic Trials) were pushed back a year. “My plan was for [U.S. Olympic] Trials to be my last meet,” Faulconer said. An Olympic Trials qualifier in 2016 as a high schooler, Faulconer had competed in the 200 IM, 400 IM and 200 breaststro ...
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