Time Lapse & Photos: UCLA Masters Short Course Meters Meet

This past weekend masters swimmer in Los Angeles hit the water in Westwood at the 2014 UCLA Masters short course meters meet.  The meet was held at the Spieker Aquatic Center and served as a tune up for many of the masters swimmers getting ready for SCM championships later in the fall. Olympic Champion Darian Townsend, in the midst of heavy training, hit the pool for some races as he gets ready to join Team USA at the short course worlds this December in Doha.  Here’s photos and a time lapse from photographer Mike Lewis

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Masters swimmer Peter O’Keeffe in the 100 freestyle (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Claire Ferro off the blocks in the 100 free (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

Claire Ferro off the blocks in the 100 free (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Darian Townsend in the 200 IM where he posted a 1:59.78 (just off the world record) (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Maurine Cornfield took top honors in the women’s 90 to 94 year old age group for 200 free (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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The UCLA Spieker Aquatic Center (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

 

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Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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