TYR Junior National Cup Delayed Due To Snow


  • March 20-24, 2018
  • Lynchburg, VA (Liberty University)
  • Meet Central

The TYR Junior National Cup, being held at Liberty University in Virginia this week, will be delayed on Wednesday due to snow.

The meet will begin at 10 am rather than the originally scheduled 8:30 for this morning’s preliminaries, with it expected to wrap up around 1 pm. No relays will be contested this morning.

The schedule for finals tonight will be as follows:

  • 4:30 pm: Warm-up
  • 5:45 pm: Tuesday awards
  • 6:00 pm: Finals starts
  • 16 & under relays will go first at finals, with a five minute break coming after those relays
  • The session is expected to be wrapped up around 8:30 pm.

This is the latest in a string of late season storms that have hit the east coast. Snow showers are expected to continue in Lynchburg until about 1 pm today, with it expected to rain throughout the rest of the day. Snow is expected to subside through the weekend with sunny forecasts on Thursday, Friday and Sunday, and some rain on Saturday. Temperatures as a whole are expected to rise beginning tomorrow.

Check out our meet preview for the competition in the link.

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About James Sutherland

James Sutherland

James formerly competed for the Laurentian Voyageurs in Sudbury, Ontario, specializing in the 200 free, back and IM. He finished up his collegiate swimming career in February of 2018, placing 11th at the OUA Championships in the 200 IM, and graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics in May. He …

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