10 Baylor Swim Club Athletes To Race At Speedo Winter Junior Championships

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - by special report to The Chattanoogan.com

The Baylor Swim Club will send 10 athletes to compete in the 2017 USA Swimming Speedo Winter Junior Championships- EAST to be held Dec. 6-9, at the Allen Jones Intercollegiate Aquatics Center in Knoxville, TN. This is one of the the top swimming competitions in the country on an annual basis for swimmers eighteen years old and under.

There are over 800 swimmers in the meet representing over 150 clubs from all over the eastern half of the country.

The following Baylor Swim Club athletes qualified and will be competing in this high level meet this week: Zach Althoff, Trey Freeman, Jewel Gordon, Jack Kirby, Piotr Kurleto, Jamee Mitchum, Addison Smith, Ellie Waldrep, Luis Sebastian Weekes, and Dallas Woods. Follow all the live action in Knoxville, TN with the links below.



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