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Young Lawrence Area Swimmer Dreams of Future Olympic Gold

Michael Andrew, who lives in rural Lawrence, is the youngest swimmer to ever turn pro. He did so at the age of 14. (Photo by Ian Echlin)

Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps will be the USA’s flag bearer at tomorrow’s (FRI) opening ceremonies for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Another swimmer – also named Michael – narrowly missed out on the summer games in Brazil. But this athlete – Michael Andrew of rural Lawrence – is quietly becoming a future star in the world of competitive swimming. KPR’s Greg Echlin has more.

Young Lawrence Area Swimmer Dreams of Future Olympic Gold

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