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The Viking Swim Club makes waves in Petersburg meet

 

February 10, 2022

Chris Basinger / Petersburg Pilot

Lexie Tow swiftly dives into the water, leaping above Olivia Hinde during the 200-yard freestyle relay.

The Viking Swim Club held its November Rain meet last week, hosting the Glacier Swim Club from Juneau over two days of competition.

Across the 88 events, the 32 VSC swimmers and 12 GSC swimmers fought the clock in their last shot to record qualifying times for the Alaska Swimming Age Group Championships which will be held in Fairbanks from February 18-20.

Friday and Saturday's meet was originally scheduled in November but was delayed due to a COVID-19 outbreak in Petersburg.

"It was just so nice to be able to have our swimmers go against somebody else and it raised the level of competition...



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