USA Swimming Nominates Janet Evans for FINA Treasurer
USA Swimming has nominated 4-time Olympic gold medalist Janet Evans for the placement of FINA treasurer.
Evans changed into nominated for the FINA Bureau in 2018 to update Dale Neuberger upon his retirement in 2021. Evans’ time period might run from 2021 thru 2025. The FINA Bureau doesn’t currently have a trendy treasurer – handiest an “Honorary Treasurer” within the form of Thailand’s Pipat Paniangvait.
The forty-seven-year-old Evans represented the United States on the 1988 and 1992 Olympic Games, where she gained 4 gold medals: 1988 400 unfastened, 1988 800 free, 1988 four hundred IM, and 1992 800 loose. She additionally received silver in the 400 free in 1992.
There are presently best three women a number of the 29 members of the FINA Bureau, and none of them are a part of the corporation’s leadership. 2 of these three ladies (swimmer Penny Heyns and diver Zhou Jihong) are Olympic gold medalists.
Also on the February 2d meeting of the 2019 USA Swimming Board of Directors, Van Donkersgoed turned into nominated for Vice President to the UANA Executive Committee. UANA, the Union Americana de Natacion, is the employer that “organizes, supervises, and controls” aquatic sports activities in the Western Hempishere. The United States is presently represented at the UANA Executive Committee (time period 2015-2019) through Neuberger and water polo legend Brenda Villa.
The PIAA swimming season is in the books, and so it’s time to take a look at this year’s PennLive ladies swimming all-superstar group, starting with the swimmer of the yr.
Swimmer of the Year: Kate Luft, Northern York
All-famous person profile: Committed to swim on the University of South Carolina next season, Luft capped a terrific career in fashion at both the district and country levels.
One yr after breaking a District three 2A record in the one hundred-backyard backstroke, Luft set every other mark whilst triumphing her 2nd gold of the district weekend, which started out along with her 200 freestyle win.
Luft went directly to win PIAA gold inside the backstroke, and silver within the 200. She was additionally a large a part of the Polar Bears’ 200 medleys and four hundred loose relays that medaled at districts and states.
Carolyn Bolden, Cumberland Valley
All-big name profile: Up subsequent is swimming at Liberty University, and the senior finished her high college profession with a pair of comfort swims on the PIAA 3A championships. Her final district meet covered silver within the 500 and bronze in the two hundred freestyles.
Makennah Fickett, Hershey
All-celebrity profile: Only a freshman, Fickett made a huge effect on the Trojans early in her career. Her first postseason covered bronze medals in both the 2 hundred free and 100 backstrokes at in 3A districts and silver on Hershey’s 400 loose relays.
Zoe Gallagher, Harrisburg Academy
All-big name profile: The freshman is a part of what has turned out to be a pretty proper group of unbiased swimmers from the non-public school, excelled at 2A districts with a silver in the one hundred butterflies and forth within the one hundred free. She earned an eighth-area medal inside the fly at states.
Meredith Gould, Hershey
All-star profile: Another diver, another standout medal winner for the league. The senior Gould gained the District three 3A championship and accompanied that up with a first-rate sixth-region medal-winning performance on the state meet.