Eagle Aquatics’ 13-year-old Erika Pelaez took nearly 3 seconds off her best in the 200 back. She won the final in 2:16.21.
Another veteran Olympian, Brazilian sprinter Bruno Fratus, took a win on the men’s side. Fratus led the 50 free in 22.16.
Alia Atkinson swam 1:08.99 during the 1 BR prelims in Plantation while 13-year-old Erika Paleaz also entered the historical 13-14 ranks in the 2 FR/1 FL.
Erika Pelaez, 13 anni, è la più giovane atleta qualificata per i prossimi Trials Olimpici americani. Ha nuotato il tempo limite nei 100 stile e 100 dorso
Eagle Aquatics’ Erika Pelaez (13) became the youngest American to qualify for 2020 Olympic Trials, qualifying in both the 100 free and 100 back.
Pelaez’s 100 free time is the fastest ever by an American 13-year old, surpassing 5-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin.
Teagan O’Dell and Thomas Heilman are the 2019 Swammy winners for 11-12 Age Group Swimmers of the Year.
Bolles became the FHSAA 1A state champions for the 29th-consecutive time while King’s Josh Zuchowksi and So. Florida Heat’s Erika Peleaz swam historic times.
The Bolles School won both boys and girls titles in Region 1A. South Florida Heat 8th-grader Erika Pelaez is impressing in the sprints.
Check out our Weekly Wonders from April 12-14, 2019.
There were only a handful of meets this past weekend, but they were all championship meets. Here are the Weekly Wonders for the weekend of March 30-April 1, 2018.
Erika Pelaez of Miami Swimming and Eagle Aquatics and Kaii Winkler of Miami Swimming (pictured above) are our 2017 Swammy Award recipients for the 10-and-under age group.