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Alexandria's Hannah Eklund swims in the 100 breaststroke finals at the Discovery Middle School pool on Saturday afternoon. Eklund finished fifth but qualified for the state meet with her time of 1:09.40.

Eklund punches ticket to state swim meet

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Alexandria freshman Hannah Eklund will be the lone representative at the Class A state swim meet after she punched her ticket in the 100-yard breaststroke on Saturday afternoon.


“It’s probably one of the best feelings in the world,” Eklund said. “I was really excited, and the emotions are just flying all over right now.”

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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