The LMSC had its annual meeting on Sunday Oct 26 and elected officers for the coming two years. The new LMSC chair, Dave Holland, looks ready to hit the ground running; here is a message from our chair.
The following is a report from Dave Holland, who attended what has become a popular meet: the Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic in Orlando, FL. Obviously the meet agreed with him since he swam some very fast times, including a new LMSC Record in the 200 breast!
Results are now available for the USMS 1-Mile Open Water Swim National Championship that was held in beautiful Lake Lure, NC on Aug 25. This event was part of the larger Lake Lure Olympiad Sport Festival, and about 180 swimmers took part in the championship race.
Competing at Richmond’s newest long course facility, Auburn grad Bill Winters punched his ticket to Omaha for the 2012 Olympic Trials with a phenomenal time in the 200 breaststroke!
Famed United States Masters Swimming’s (USMS) own Dave Holland has recently tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. Read the full sordid story.
The FINA Masters World Top 10 rankings are out for the short-course meters (SCM) 2010 season! Fourteen swimmers from our LMSC, all from VMST, were world-ranked in 56 individual swims; seven VMST relays were also ranked among the best in the world.
Congratulations to Dave Holland for winning the 2010 USMS Colonies Zone Dot Donnelly Award!
The 2-mile OW cable national championship held at Chris Greene Lake was recently featured on the USMS web site.