See the complete results here.
The Potomac Valley Senior Short Course Swim championships were held this weekend and several local swimmers had standout meets.
Perhaps the most outstanding performance of the meet came from Curl Burke’s Katie Ledecky, who broke PVS age group records in the 11-12 age group in the 200 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 1650 freestyle and 400 individual medley.
Ledecky finished second to former Olympian Kate Ziegler in the 1650 with a time of 17:06.35. Ziegler, 21, turned in a time of 16:16.86.
Ledecky finished third behind Ziegler (1:48.30) and Curl-Burke 14-year-old Janet Hu (1:52.18) in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:52.85 and won the 400 IM in 4:29.27.
Ledecky finished second behind Ziegler (4:40.68) in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:57.67 and took third behind Ziegler (50.67) and Wilson’s Callie Fosburgh (52.30) in the 100 freestyle with a time of 52.48.
Ziegler also won the 1000 freestyle (9:37.29) and took second to Hu in the 50 freestyle with a time of 23.93. Hu finished in a PVS age-group record 23.30.
Zach Hayden won the 50 freestyle in PVS Open and Resident record 19.95, breaking the 20-second barrier for the first time in PVS Open history. The previous record of 20.00 was set by Eric Knight in 2008.
Madison’s Adam Pennington, swimming for The Fish, won several events — the 1650 freestyle (15:41.40), 1000 freestyle (9:27.79), 200 freestyle (1:41.92), 500 freestyle (4:34.11) and 200 backstroke (1:52.59).
Anna Johannes from the Potomac Marlins broke an American Paralympic Record in the SB8 classification in the Women’s 200 yard Backstroke with a time of 2:24.91, breaking the old record by nearly 2 seconds.
Ten-year-old Emily Melius from The Fish, the youngest swimmer at the meet, placed 19th in the 200 yard backstroke.
See the full results here.