Successful Sectional Championship Meet for FAST Swimmers
August 3, 2012
Eleven FAST swimmers comepted in the Summer Sectional Meet in Santa Clarita. Congratulations to Breanna Adams, Gian Berino, Katja Claesson, Sean Kao, Isabella Kearns, Abigail Kuan, Paul Li, Amanda Lundstedt, Mandy Schatz, Patricia Tedjasukmana, and Gwendolyn Walter for achieving this level of comeptition!
Three swimmers scored points by placing among the Top 24 in their events. Paul Li led the way with a 7th place finish in the Championship Final of the Men's 200 Freestyle. His time of 1:56.09, just half a second off of his lifetime best. Paul also earned second swims in the 200 Fly and 100 Free. He swam lifetime bests in the Prelims and Finals of both races. Gian qualified for the B Final of the 400 Freestyle with a lifetime best 4:09.07. Gian and Gwendolyn Walter each dropped 15 seconds in their 1500 Freestyle, finishing 22nd and 21st, respectively. Gwen also dropped over 10 seconds in the 800 Freestyle (9:21.04) and over 8 seconds in the 400 Freestyle (4:33.70). Perhaps the most impressive time drop of the meet was Amanda Lundstedt's 200 Butterfly. She knocked almost 10 seconds off of her time, turning in a time of 2:25.19.
Great job, FAST! Complete results can be viewed here.