Tsunami has two meetings coming up in the next few weeks for parents of new and returning swimmers:
There will be an informational meeting for parents of swimmers who are thinking about joining the competitive team on Sunday August 26th from 5-6 pm at 410 Westwood Office Park in Fredericksburg. Head Coach Peter Maloney will cover the topics listed below and answer any other questions you may have. Topics include:
There will be a meeting for parents of all new and returning Competitive Swim Team members on Sunday, September 9th from 5-6 pm at Fredericksburg Academy. Practice for the competitive swim team begins on Monday, September 10th. The 2012-2013 Competitive swim team contract is also available online for download, and as always Tsunami families have the option to pay online in-full or make monthly payments via PayPal.
Call or email Head Coach Peter Maloney with any questions.
LONDON – Missy Franklin, Rebecca Soni, Dana Vollmer and Allison Schmitt won gold and set a world record in the women’s 4x100m medley relay Saturday at the 2012 Olympic Games, turning in a time of 3:52.05. It was one of two golds for the U.S. on the final night of the pool competition. Also winning gold were Matt Grevers, Brendan Hansen, Michael Phelps and Nathan Adrian in the men’s 4x100m medley relay. Their time was 3:29.35. American swimmers leave the Aquatics Centre after eight days of competition with 30 medals – 16 gold, eight silver and six bronze. It was the best showing of any nation in the swimming competition. In terms of gold medals, this was the most successful for Team USA since it won 21 gold medals in the Soviet-boycotted Los Angeles Games in 1984. The men finished with 16 medals (8 gold, 5 silver, 3 bronze), while the women finished with 14 medals (8 gold, 3 silver, 3 bronze). The women’s showing was a marked improvement over the 2008 Games in Beijing, where they also won 14 medals overall, but just two gold. Including the 400m medley relay tonight, eight world, 25 Olympic and 11 American records have been set at the Aquatics Center in London. American swimmers set five of the world records, and nine of the Olympic marks.
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LONDON – American swimmers won five medals – three gold, a silver and a bronze – Friday at the 2012 Olympic Games. Missy Franklin took top honors on a hot night for Team USA, winning gold and setting a world record in the women’s 200m backstroke in 2:04.06. Fifteen-year-old Katie Ledecky also had a stellar showing with a gold medal and an American record in the women’s 800m freestyle, turning in a time of 8:14.63. And Michael Phelps won a gold medal in the last individual event of his career, taking the men’s 100m butterfly in 51.21. Cullen Jones and Elizabeth Beisel also won medals for the U.S. Friday, Jones with a silver in the men’s 50m freestyle (21.54) and Beisel with a bronze in the women’s 200m back (2:06.55). Through day seven at the Aquatics Centre, the Americans’ medal count in the pool stands at 28 – 14 gold, eight silver and six bronze. They lead all nations in the swimming competition.
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LONDON – American swimmers won five medals – three gold, a silver and a bronze – Saturday at the 2012 Olympic Games. Leading the way was Rebecca Soni, who won gold and set a world record in the women’s 200m breaststroke with a time of 2:19.59. Tyler Clary and Michael Phelps also won gold in the men’s 200m backstroke and 200m IM, respectively. Clary’s time of 1:53.41 in the 200m back set an Olympic record. Phelps’s effort established another first in his career: he is now the first male swimmer to defend the same individual Olympic title in three consecutive Games. His time in the 200m IM was 1:54.27. Also winning medals for the U.S. Thursday was Ryan Lochte, who took silver in the men’s 200m IM in 1:54.90 and bronze in the men’s 200m back in 1:53.94. The Americans' medal count in the pool now stands at 23 – 11 gold, 7 silver and 5 bronze.
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