Wednesday, May 16, 2018
SWIFT Swimming took four swimmers to the US National Masters Swimming Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana, over weekend.
The meet was held at the world-class IU Natatorium located on the campus of IUPUI.
This historic space has served as hosts to countless events, FINA World Masters Championships, and seven US Masters Swimming National Championships.
The famed IU Natatorium has also set the stage for many American and world records. Swimming for Swift was Percy Knowles, Andy Knowles, Nancy Knowles, and Lisa Snow.
With some 2,300 plus swimmers at the meet, the top 10 swimmers in each age group won a medal. Swift brought back eight medals.
Percy (competing in the 85-89 age group) won five medals with a 1st in the 100yd breaststroke in 2:18.20 and the 200yd breaststroke in 5:15.00; and in the 50yd breaststroke in 58.55 and the 200yd freestyle in 4:13.23 and a 5th in the 100yd freestyle in 1:55.04.
Andy (competing in the 60-64 age group) won two medals with a 8th in the 400yd IM in 5:26.51 and in the 200yd butterfly in 2:42.37.
Andy also competed in the 200yd and 500yd freestyle and the 200yd breaststroke.
Nancy (competing in the 60-64 age group) won a 10th in the 200yd butterfly in 4:14.33.
Nancy also competed in the 100yd butterfly and 50yd breaststroke.
And Lisa (competing in the 50-54 age group) swam the 400yd IM, 500yd freestyle and the 200yd breaststroke.
This is the 10th National Championship that Swift has competed in since 2006.