|Full name Michael McBroom|
Name Michael McBroom
Club The Woodlands Swim Team
College team University of Texas
Coach Eddie Reese
Weight 84 kg
National team United States
Height 1.88 m
Strokes Freestyle swimming
|Born May 16, 1991 (age 24) (1991-05-16) Plymouth, Minnesota|
Michael mcbroom talks training with katie ledecky
Michael McBroom (born May 16, 1991) is an American swimmer who specializes in long-distance freestyle events. He is a FINA World Championships silver medalist in the 800-meter freestyle and is the current American Record holder in the 800-meter freestyle.
- Michael mcbroom talks training with katie ledecky
- Michael mcbroom i m trying to transition to sprinting
Michael mcbroom i m trying to transition to sprinting
In 2012, McBroom missed out on making the Olympic Team by placing 7th in the 1500-meter freestyle and 8th in the 400-meter freestyle.
At the 2013 Phillips National Championships, which also served as the selection meet for the 2013 World Aquatics Championships, McBroom placed 4th in the 400-meter freestyle, and 2nd in the 800-meter and 1500-meter freestyle, qualifying for the World Championships.
McBroom broke out onto the international stage after capturing the silver medal in the 800-meter freestyle at the 2013 World Aquatics Championships with a time of 7:43.60, breaking the American Record in the process.