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7 Metro Athletes to attend the 2023 National Diversity Select Camp

Jeff Chu

USA Swimming has announced the Roster for the 2023 National Diversity Select Camp. 7 Athletes from the Metropolitan LSC have been selected for the camp, which will be held at the US Olympic and Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO May 4-7, 2023. 

Congratulations to:
Zachary Arnold - Badger Swim Club
Isabella Budnik - Condors Swim Club
Isaih Francis - Condors Swim Club
Lucianna Guttierez - Westchester Aquatic Club
Alegra Teixidor-Salerno - Asphalt Green Unified Aquatics
Nikko Tjahaya - Queens Aquatic Club
Heidi Wu - Asphalt Green Unified Aquatics

Athletes were selected for the National Diversity Select Camp based on age (14-16 years old), and LCM times achieved between September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2022. Eligible athletes achieved the AAAA National Motivational Times for 13-14 year olds in sanctioned or approved meets. They were selected for having the fastest times among eligible applicants, outstanding performance in one or more events, and/or Outreach membership status. They represent a diverse community and/or an ethnically diverse population that is less than 10% of the current USA Swimming membership, including African American/Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Asian or Pacific Islander, Native American and others. Other athletes may have been accepted if they represent another diverse demographic (e.g. LGBTQ+).

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