The Olympic medalist returned to the area Thursday.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Monday, August 6, 2012
Weekend Local Olympic Recap: see who won what.
If you missed it, this was a weekend filled with Olympic wins for athletes from our area. One gold medal and two bronze medals won at the 2012 Olympics this weekend have links back to our area. Lisa Raymond Wins Bronze The most recent medal was won by Lisa Raymond, of Upper Providence and formerly of Wayne. Raymond lost in the bronze medal match for women’s doubles Sunday, taking fourth place. But hours later, Raymond and partner Mike Bryan, earned a bronze medal in the mixed doubles match up with a win. There truly are no words to describe what I feel...Thanks @bryanbrothers and #TeamUSA for making my dream come true! http://yfrog.com/037sjaj --Raymond Tweeted Sunday Brandan Hansen Wins Gold Havertown’s Brendan Hansen was part of the …
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Hansen was part of the men’s 4x100 team with Michael Phelps.
Havertown’s Brendan Hansen is taking home another gold medal in the 2012 Olympics. Hansen swam the breaststroke leg of the men’s 4x100 with teammates Michael Phelps, Matt Grevers and Nathan Adrian. The team came in first with a time of 3:29:35, with Japan coming in second and Australia coming in third, according to the London Olympics website. The race’s attention was centered largely on the race as Phelps’ last one. “He’s basically enabled us to keep swimming at the age of 30,” Hansen told NBC. “You’re sharing a pool with a guy you’re going to want to tell your kids about some day.” My 6th Olympic medal will be one I'll never forget. Thanks @MichaelPhelps @MattGrevers @Nathangadrian #TeamUSA pic.twitter.com/S2LbNzcp -Hansen Tweeted Hansen…
Monday, July 30, 2012
The Haverford swimmer finished third overall in his event.
Brendan Hansen is coming home with an Olympic medal. The Haverford swimmer took the bronze medal on Sunday, finishing third overall in the Men’s 100-meter final at the 2012 London Olympics. Hansen’s time of 59.49 put him above five other swimmers, including Japanese swimmer Kosuke Kitajima. Katajima was billed as Hansen’s rival in the days leading up to the contest. Hansen finished nearly one second behind gold medal winner Cameron van der Burgh, of South Africa.
Sunday, July 29, 2012
The Haverford swimmer will compete Sunday.
Haverford’s Brendan Hansen will compete in the 100-meter breaststroke finals on Sunday after advancing to the final round on Saturday, according to the 2012 Olympics website. Hansen won the eight spot in the eight-man final after finishing the 100-meter with a time of 59.78. Area residents can watch Hansen compete for the gold at 11 a.m. on Sunday on NBC.
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Check out the 2012 USA Olympic Swimming Team and Delaware County's Brendan Hansen as they take a break from swimming to try out a new talent.
Check out the 2012 USA Olympic Swimming Team and Haverford's own Brendan Hansen as they take a break from swimming to try out a new talent. Meet your other Pennsylvania Olympians here. This YouTube video was uploaded by USASwimmingOrg. Follow Hansen on Twitter @BrendanHansen22.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Haverford Olympian Hansen will take the water on Saturday at the 2012 London Olympics.
With Haverford's Brendan Hansen set to hit the water Saturday in the 2012 London Olympics, here is what the Internet is saying about the hometown Olympian. Check out the TV listings here to find out how you can watch Hansen compete.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Former Haverford resident Brendan Hansen will compete in the London Olympics on Saturday.
Former Havertown resident Brendan Hansen will be competing in the 100 meter breaststroke on behalf of the United States in the 2012 London Olympics on Saturday. Check the chart below to see how and when to watch Hansen. Check NBC's Olympics website for a complete rundown of the broadcast schedule.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Hansen qualifies for the 2012 London Olympics after finishing first place in the men’s 100m breast finals.
Former Havertown native and former Suburban Seahawk of the Suburban Swim Center, Brendan Hansen will be going back to the Olympics. Hansen has qualified to go to the 2012 London Olympics this summer after he finished first place in the men’s 100m breast finals on Tuesday, reported SB Nation, a sports website. “Brendan Hansen was the favorite in the event, finishing up in first place with a time of 59.68. Hansen finished fourth in Beijing in the men's 100m breast in 2008 and will now head back to the Olympics for the third time and gets to face off with his rival, Japan's Kosuke Kitajima,” according to SB Nation. The 30-year-old Hansen has not yet replied to Patch’s Twitter request for an interview regarding his recent win in the finals. …
Friday, June 22, 2012
Local radio station B101 talks to the former Newtown Square Suburban Swim Center swimmer on the radio about vying for the 2012 USA Olympic Team.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–A former Suburban Seahawk at the Suburban Swim Center in Newtown Square is headed to the 2012 Olympic Trials in Omaha, NE, this Monday. B101 Radio talks to Brendan Hansen, a Havertown native, about vying for a spot on the 2012 USA Olympic Team. Listen to the interview here. Hansen, who just missed qualifying for the 200-meter breaststroke in the 2008 Olympic Trials (he came in fourth) decided to take a break from swimming, is back and ready to compete at the trials on June 25. Hansen has already won a silver medal in the 100-meter breaststroke, a bronze in the 200-meter breaststroke and gold in a medley relay. "The reason why I'm swimming is to win gold in London," Hansen previously told Patch. "I've won silver and bronze …