How This Dairy Kid from Wisconsin Nearly Became an Olympic Star

August 2, 2016 03:44 PM
 
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Emily McClellen may have grown up on a dairy farm near the small Wisconsin town of Delavan, but she spent plenty of time dreaming of Rio.

That’s Rio de Janeiro, the site of this summer’s 2016 Olympics. McClellen’s dreams were lofty, but they were legitimate, too. She was a rising high school and college swimming sensation who broke multiple school and league records. McClellen’s hopes to join the U.S. Olympic team came tantalizingly close to reality when she competed for a spot earlier this year.

Just how close did she get to qualifying? AgDay has the story.

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