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Hansen suffers first major upset of Olympic trials

Updated: July 6, 2008, 10:41 AM ET
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

OMAHA, Neb. -- Brendan Hansen deserves a gold medal for class. But it's hardly the medal he was looking for Thursday night at the Olympic swimming trials.

The man who has dominated the 200-meter breaststroke in America for four years was stunned in the finals of that event by his own Longhorn Aquatics teammates. Hansen finished a shocking fourth, watching Longhorn greenhorns Scott Spann and Eric Shanteau blow past him in the final 50 meters.

Afterward, Hansen did not hesitate ...

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