2019 Lithuanian Open Swimming Championships Meet Preview

2019 Lithuanian Open Swimming Championships

The big players for Lithuania, such as Danas Rapsys and Ruta Meilutyte have already qualified for the 2019 World Championships, but several other contenders need to hit qualifying marks at the Lithuanian Championships that kick-off on Thursday.

A qualifying event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, FINA World Championships FINA World Junior Championships, European Junior Championships, European Youth Olympic Festival, as well as the World University Games, this 3-day meet has significant implications for those Lithuanians still vying for roster spots.

Per the Lithuanian Swimming Federation, below is where the elite athletes stand as of new in terms of World Championships qualification heading into this week’s meet. Below that is the qualifying criteria for this summer’s World Championships.



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About Retta Race

Retta Race

After 16 years at a Fortune 1000 financial company, long-time swimmer Retta Race decided to change lanes and pursue her sporting passion. She currently is Coach for the Northern KY Swordfish Masters, a team she started up in December 2013, while also offering private coaching. Retta is also an MBA …

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