SMAC swimmer goes for national title

Y athlete competes at Y Nationals Finals

Waynesboro Family YMCA SMAC swimmer Remedy Rule is competing at the 2011 YMCA Nationals Short Course Championship in Florida.

Rule, 14, has advanced as the fourth overall seed nationally in the 500-yard Freestyle and will swim in the finals at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Rule also has a chance to break the Virginia state record for 14-and-under girls time of 4:49.09.

Click here at 5:30 p.m. EST today to watch her compete live in the finals (scroll down to see the live feed).

Below is a list recent records that Rule broke at the Virginia SC Championships last month.

  • SC Age Group Champs Meet Record in the 13-14 1000 Freestyle with a time of 10:06.50, eclipsing the old mark of 10:16.28 set in 2008.
  • SC Age Group Champs Meet Record in the 13-14 200 Freestyle with a time of 1:49.92, eclipsing the old mark of 1:51.42 set in 2006.
  • SC Age Group Champs Meet Record in the 13-14 100 Butterfly with a time of 55.74, eclipsing the old mark of 55.96 set in 1991.
  • SC Age Group Champs Meet Record in the 13-14 200 Backstroke with a time of 1:59.88, eclipsing the old mark of 2:01.94 set in 1991. This is also a new LSC Record in the 13-14 200 Backstroke, which bested the previous record, 2:01.94, set by Darby Chang (ODAC) in 1991.
  • SC Age Group Champs Meet Record in the 13-14 200 Individual Medley with a time of 2:05.48, eclipsing the old mark of 2:06.74 set in 2008.
  • SC Age Group Champs Meet Record in the 13-14 100 Backstroke with a time of 55.94, eclipsing the old mark of 57.72 set in 1991. This is also a new LSC Record in the 13-14 100 Backstroke, which bested the previous record, 56.21, set by Jenna Brick (RAYS) in 2003.
  • SC Age Group Champs Meet Record in the 13-14 500 Freestyle with a time of 4:51.58, eclipsing the old mark of 5:00.93 set in 2008.


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