Pacific Swimming
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Kim Vandenberg (OA, Campo, MTSC) is one of three swimmers nominated for "Breakout Performance of the Year" by USA Swimming based on her Silver Medal performance at World Championship in Melbourne in March. The awards, called the Golden Goggles, are to be presented in Beverly Hills on November 18, 2007. Michael Phelps and Natalie Coughlin are nominated for several awards as well. Here's the website: Since it is an award that is voted upon by the public, we would appreciate it if you voted for her and rallied your...

Weekly Update World Championships - Melbourne, Australia Swimming in only her 2nd International meet representing the United States, Orinda Aquatic's own Kim Vandenberg swim a lifetime best of 2:06.71 to place second in the 200M Butterfly, just .51 seconds behind World Record holder Jessicah Schipper of Australia. Kim becomes the third fastest American ever with only Misty Hyman and Mary T. Meagher ranking ahead of her. Her time also moves her up to the 8th spot in the World Top-25 All-time performers. Kim's has her sights set for the 2008...