Courtesy: USA Synchro
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Synchro has announced the athletes named to the 2019U.S. Junior National Synchronized Swimming Squad.
The swimmers, who were selected after three sets of trials this past weekend, will represent the U.S. at the 2019 UANA Pan American Artistic Swimming Championships in Windsor, Ontario, Canada (Aug. 19-24). They will then be invited to full-time training at the National Training Center in September 2019 to prepare for the 2020 Junior World Championships.
The rigorous trials were held in Las Vegas Dec. 8-9 and were attended by 51 athletes vying for a spot on the squad.
The athletes selected to the 2019 U.S. Junior National Squad are: Miko Begossi (Alamo, Calif.), Yujin Chang (San Jose, Calif.), Claudia Colletti (Sunny Isles Beach, Fla.), Ivy Davis (Scottsdale, Ariz.), Keana Hunter (Issaquah, Wash.), Abby Kartzinel (Ladera Ranch, Calif.), Claire Kim (Campbell, Calif.), Marlena King (Clayton, Calif.), Ryan Lewis (Alamo, Calif.), Olivia Li (New Canaan, Conn.), Olivia Malloy (South Hamilton, Mass.), Anya Melson (Eden Prairie, Minn.), Elizabeta Polyakova (Sammamish, Wash,), Aubrie Rutan (Citrus Heights, Calif.), Ariana Stanton (Walnut Creek, Calif.), Chiara Steele (Los Gatos, Calif.), Valentina Terry (Pembroke Pines, Fla.), Marilyn Weaver (San Jose, Calif.) and Victoria Zimm (Gilbert, Ariz.).