Westampton's Kelsi Worell headed to Olympics

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Kelsi Worrell gets a hug from Dana Vollmer, left, after winning the women's 100-meter butterfly final at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Monday, June 27, 2016, in Omaha, Neb.
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The Olympics are about five weeks away and one local swimmer is headed to Rio.

Kelsi Worell from Westampton, New Jersey won the 100 meter butterfly at the Olympic trials.

She finished in 56.48 seconds, the second fastest time in the world this year.

The 21-year-old won the NCAA Championships in the 100 and 200 meter butterfly this year, but will compete in her very first Olympic games.

"I'm just so excited to be here," Worrell said. "It is my first time, and I didn't know what to expect."


The Associated Press contributed to this report.