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Amanda Beard DQs at trials tuneup

Updated: June 8, 2012, 11:37 PM ET
Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. -- Amanda Beard was visibly upset after getting disqualified from the 200-meter breaststroke at the Mutual of Omaha Swimvitational on Friday night.

Her coach could only imagine how Beard, bidding to become a five-time Olympian, would react if it were to happen in two weeks at the U.S. trials.

"That would be a huge blow," Eric Hansen said. "This is a minor inconvenience that is going to motivate her. We'll make some adjustments."

The 30-year-old Beard is using the ...

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