Olivia Dinehart & Miguel Sierra Take Miami-Dade Swimmer Of The Year Honors!

AquaKids SHARKS & SOFLO’s Olivia Dinehart, Miguel Sierra Sweep Miami-Dade Swimmer Of The Year Honors

Reprinted from: South Florida Aquatic Club's Blog (South Florida Aquatic Club - SOFLO Swimming)

By Sharon Robb

MIAMI, May 27, 2021---South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers swept Miami-Dade Swimmer of the Year honors during the Miami Herald's All-County Awards ceremony on Wednesday.

Olivia Dinehart, 16, of Cutler Bay was named Miami-Dade Girls' Swimmer of the Year.

Miguel Sierra, 18, also of Cutler Bay, was selected Miami-Dade Boys Swimmer of the Year.

Both were selected off their performances at the Nov. 15, 2020 FHSAA State 1A Swimming and Diving Championship at Sailfish Splash Waterpark.

Dinehart, a sophomore, swam the third fastest qualifying time in prelims in the 200-yard individual medley in a lifetime best 2:03.88, an 0.96 drop and finished fourth in 2:04.19.

Dinehart then came back to finish second in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:02.79. She went a best time in prelims in 1:02.71, a drop of 1.06. Dinehart finished with 32 points in high point.

Sierra, a senior, finished with 33 points, highest among SOFLO swimmers in the state meet. Sierra finished third in the 100-yard butterfly in 47.93, an automatic All-American time. Sierra had the fastest morning swim.

In addition to his All-American swim in the butterfly, Sierra was second in the 100-yard backstroke in a best time 50.78.

SOFLO’s Olivia Dinehart, Miguel Sierra Sweep Miami-Dade Swimmer Of The Year Honors

by South Florida Aquatic Club - SOFLO Swimming