Ava Otteson Attains 5 Spring Junior Olympic Cuts

Laura Otteson

PALM SPRINGS, CA – January 7, 2020 –As an 11 year old swimming in the 11-12 age group, Ava Otteson has shown what it takes to persevere and compete on the younger side of her age group.  Otteson has already achieved 5 Spring Junior Olympic Cuts. 

Coach Laura Otteson said, "Swimming at the bottom of your age group is often a very humbling experience.  Ava has shown her competitive drive and ability to adjust to adversity this season.  She shows up everyday to practice and gives 100%."

The Spring Junior Olympics will be held at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena in March 2020.  Listed below are the events Otteson will swim in Pasadena:

50 Freestyle   27.49

100 Freestyle  58.26

200 Freestyle  2:06.65

50 Butterfly      29.90

100 IM           1:07.92

Ava Otteson is the daughter of Joshua and Laura Otteson.

About ELITE Otters Swim Team:

Elite Otters Swim Team is dedicated to providing positive encouragement and opportunity for all swimmers to pursue excellence in a safe environment, while also working to build self-discipline, sportsmanship and integrity.  Our primary focus is teaching proper stroke technique, racing skills and building endurance so our swimmers can compete and excel at ELITE levels.  Coaches believe communication, high expectations, and setting goals are critical components in achieving success in life and in the pool.


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