Kasey Carlson

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Kasey Carlson
Personal information
Full name Kasey Carlson
National team  United States
Born (1991-11-26) November 26, 1991 (age 25)
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke
Club Walnut Creek Aquabears
College team University of Southern California

Kasey Carlson (born November 26, 1991) is an American competition swimmer from Walnut Creek, California.

Swimming career[edit]

At the 2009 US National Championships and World Championship Trials, Carlson placed second to Rebecca Soni in the 100 m breaststroke with a time of 1:06.54,[1] earning a place to compete at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships in Rome.

At the World Championships, Carlson won the bronze medal in the 100 m breaststroke with a time of 1:05.75.[2] In the preliminaries of the 50 m breaststroke, Carlson broke the American record with a time of 30.34.[3] Carlson advanced to the final and placed sixth with a time of 30.65. Carlson's day-old American record was broken by Soni, who took the silver medal in 30.11.[4]

Personal[edit]

Carlson previously swam for Las Lomas High School and the Terrapins Swim Team when she won bronze medal in Rome before she switched to the Walnut Creek Aquabears Swim Team, and was coached by Mike Heaney. Her mother is a former national level swimmer who competed for Florida State.[5]

Carlson is a graduate of the University of Southern California[6] and her sister, Taylor, swam for the University of California Los Angeles.

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