By Brian Murphy
American swimmer Breeja Larson, who attended Centennial High for one year, advanced to the final of the 100-meter breaststroke at the London Olympics on Sunday. She qualified fourth for the final with a time of 1 minutes, 6.70 seconds.
Fellow American Rebecca Soni qualified second for the final with a time of 1:05.78. Lithuania's Ruta Meilutyte qualified first in 1:05.21.
Larson was a surprise Olympic qualifier. She beat Soni and world record holder Jessica Hardy in the U.S. Olympic Trials to earn her spot on the team.
The 100-meter breaststroke final is Monday.
For more on Larson and her journey to the Olympics, click here.
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