USA Swimming has announced that it will sanction competitions in July, but times will not count towards qualification for national-level meets or events.
This won’t be the last pool lost to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which will shape the face of our sport for years to come.
One of the first organizations to begin canceling meets and closing pools amid the pandemic, YMCA has begun to allow pools to reopen nationwide.
Former YMCA Swimming Head Official Don Varner died on May 22 at the age of 91 after dedicating over 25 years to the sport.
More YMCA Nationals
The YMCA of the USA has cancelled its 2nd swimming national championship meet of 2020: this summer’s long course event.
The Greensboro Aquatic Center has announced that it will host five YMCA Nationals events in short and long course between 2020 and 2023.
In individual results, Michigan commit Megan Glass (above) finished her YMCA Nationals career with a sweep of the women’s butterfly events.
Henry Schutte notched a new Olympic Trials cut in the 50 free and Justin Fleagle qualified atop the 50 fly on Friday morning at YMCA Nationals.
Paige Hetrick and Justin Fleagle each won events for the second time in two nights at YMCA Nationals, sweeping the 100 backstrokes.
Last night’s 200 back champ, Bradford Y’s Paige Hetrick is the top qualifier by four tenths in the 100 back – and she’s not far off the YMCA National record.
Louisville commit Paige Hetrick of Bradford took the first individual event of the night, the women’s 200 back, in a time of 2:14.42.
Auglaize Mercer 18-year-old Justin Fleagle dropped more than a second to go 55.12 in the 100 fly, qualifying first on the opening morning session of YNats.
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