Armada Swimmer, Kevin Vargas, WIns National Title in 400 IM

La Mirada Armada

 It was a historic moment for the Armada and a great personel moment for Kevin Vargas. Kevin was competing in the finals of the 400 IM, where he had qualified second in the morning prelims.  With 200 meters to go in the finals that night Kevin was a yard behind the European champion and Olympian, Max Litchfield.  But, by the 300 mark Kevin had left no doubt, he was going to win his first National title and the first National title for the La Mirada Armada.  Kevin dropped 5 seconds on the day and finished in first by over a second, 4:11.35 to 413.08.   

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