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Bedford County Native Leah Shackley Olympic Trials Results

Bedford County native Leah Shackley came up short in the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Shackley said that she is completely proud of how she handled such a long meet.

“With such a long meet, you have so many ups and downs. Your emotions are never the same — so, everyday is different, “ she said.

Shackley began Saturday night June 15 by competing in the women’s 100-meter butterfly. She finished sixth in her semi-final heat in 58.44 out of the eight competitors and did not qualify for Sunday night’s final.

She says that for her fly, she had a great swim in the morning. During he...


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