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Viking Swim Club performs well at in Junior Olympics

 

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Viking Swim Club after competing in the Alaska Swimming Junior Olympics in Anchorage. Pictured left to right, Abel Aulbach, Peter Kowalski, Maddy Whitethorn, John Bissett, Rylan Wallace, coach Andy Carlisle, not pictured Shania Dahlberg.

The Viking Swim Club competed last month in the Alaska Swimming Junior Olympics in Anchorage.

Twenty-four teams composed of 496 athletes competed in the statewide contest.

Petersburg's team was one of the smallest with only 6 swimmers, however each athlete placed in the Top 10 in each event.

Swimmers had to meet qualifying times to attend and The Viking Swim Club placed 12th in overall team scoring.

Top 10 Finishers:

Age 10 and under:

John Bissett

2nd 100 Freestyle

3rd 200 Freestyle and 50 Freestyle

Ages 11-12:

Peter Kowalski

2nd 400 Individual medley

Rylan Wallace

2nd 100 Individual medley

3rd 50 Fly and 50 Breast Stroke.

Maddy Whitethorn

3rd 100 Back stroke

15 years and older:

Abel Aulbach

2nd 50 Free stroke

 

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