AU's Gangloff Makes U.S. Olympic Team

Omaha, Neb.--Former Tiger All-American Mark Gangloff became the first Auburn swimmer to earn a spot on the United States Olympic Team as he finished second in the 100-meter breaststroke on Monday night.

Gangloff posted a time of 1:00.42 to finish second in the event behind Brendan Hansen, who swam 59.93. Gangloff earned a gold medal in 2004 at the Olympics in Athens by swimming the breaststroke leg on the 400-meter medley relay.

Mark Gangloff

The top two competitors in each event will compete for the U.S. team in China.

Another former Auburn swimmer, Eric Shanteau, finished fourth in the event with a time of 1:00.72.

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