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Ingrid Wall is focused on reaching U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials

Ingrid Wall is focused on reaching U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials

It was an Olympic year in 2012, one in which Ingrid Wall — who was just 13 at the time — watched Americans Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin, Ryan Lochte and Winnetka native Conor Dwyer win gold medals in London. Earlier that year, Wall made it a goal of hers to join them and the United States' other best swimmers at the U.S. Olympic Trials in 2016. "She was very young then, but she was still very aware that that was the kind of level she wanted to be [on] as an athlete," New Trier Swim Club head coach Andrew Hodgson said. Wall, now 16, is closing in on her first U.S. Olympic Trials cut time. She swam the 50-meter freestyle at the NCSA Spring Championships in 26.34...

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