32-year-old Kristel Kobrich of Chile talked to Swimming World after her win in the 1500 on Thursday night at the TYR Pro Swim Series in Columbus, Ohio. Kobrich talked about why she came all the way from Argentina, where she trains, to the United States to compete at the Pro Swim Series.
Kobrich also talked about what still motivates her at 32 and what she likes about swimming still.
Kobrich represents Chile internationally but trains in neighboring Argentina, who she cheered for to win the World Cup this year since Chile did not qualify.[embedded content]