Louisville native heads to 2012 London Olympics

Louisville native heads to 2012 London Olympics

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OMAHA, NE - JUNE 28: Clark Burckle competes in the second semifinal heat of the Men's 200 m Breaststroke during Day Four of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials at CenturyLink Center on June 28, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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by Mary Lyons

WHAS11.com

Posted on June 29, 2012 at 11:37 PM

OMAHA, Neb. (WHAS11) -- Four years ago, Louisville native and St. X graduate Clark Burckle watched his sister Caroline win a bronze in the Olympics. 

On Friday night, he clinched a chance to win a medal of his own.

The 200 meter finals in Omaha, Neb. came down to the end. Burckle edged out Eric Shanteau and Brendan Hansen. Burckle edged out Shanteua by eight one hundreths of a second.
 

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