2012 Olympic Swimming Trials: Scott Weltz, Clark Burckle Qualify For Men's 200m Breast

On the fifth day of swimming trials for the 2012 Olympics the U.S.A. men's swimming team finalized who would represent America in the 200m men's breast. Eric Shanteau was a big sleeper in the event, finishing in second place in the men's 100m right behind Brendan Hansen.

Hansen took the early lead on the first turn with Clark Burckle and Shanteau right behind him. As the race continued to the first 100m turn, Burckle over took Hansen with Shanteau maintaining third place heading to the 150m turn.

On the final turn, Shanteau overtook both Hansen and Burckle to take the lead but was over taken by Scott Weltz on the final stretch as Weltz finishes in first place with a time of 2:09.01 and Burckle in second with a time of 2:09.97.

Hansen and Shanteau, who both qualified for the men's 100m breast, were shut out of the 200m breast.

You can find more information on the week's events at the official USA Swimming website.

Stay with our StoryStream for the latest from the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Swimming in Omaha, Neb., as Team USA is decided.

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