OTHER IHIGH SITES
3 locals in Olympic trials
June 29, 2012Tri-Nine Conference
Three local athletes hope their Olympic dreams will come true this week in Omaha, Neb., at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.
The trials last until July 2, and the U.S. national team will be selected some time after that.
Mitch DeForest, a recent graduate of Apex High and UNC-Chapel Hill freshman, is in the 200 fly. Former Green Hope standout Dominick Glavich, The Cary News/Southwest Wake News male Athlete of the Year for the 2009-10 school year, is competing in the 100 and 200 fly.
Glavich will be a junior at UNC-Chapel Hill in the fall.
On the girls’ side, Cary graduate Victoria Mitchell, a sophomore at Louisville this fall, will compete in the 400 IM and 200 backstroke. Green Hope rising junior Hannah Moore will compete in the 200 and 400 IM as well as the 100 and 200 backstroke.
Henriette Stenkvist, a recent Panther Creek graduate and freshman at the University of Southern California, has already posted Olympic selection times in the 400 freestyle and 200 backstroke for Sweden. As of Monday, she had not been named to Sweden’s Olympic team.
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