US Swimming, ’93, 4 x 1,000-yards @ 11:15

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USA Swimming pushed out challenging test sets that became a postal meet with rankings.

Bob Steele, an ISCA Hall of Fame Coach, then with USA Swimming, helped to organize the sets, collection of data, and result reporting. The aim was to build up the depth of distance swimming talent across the United States. Called, A Team Atlanta Program.

I think the swimmer's average time was reported as a final time.

Challenge set:

4 x 1,000-yards @ 11:15

  • Rank
  • LSC
  • Team
  • Time
  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Birthdate
  • Pool
  • Stroke
  • Date

For the serious distance swimmer


Results showed:
  1. Kerri Gilmer, PV, FBST, 13:27.40
  2. Kelli Schaeffer, PV, FBST, 15:12.30

Other test sets with pages here:

  • 12 x 400 @ 5:30
  • 6 x 200 @ 5:00
  • 12 x 400 @ 5:30
  • 3 x 500 @ 6:00

About the author 

Mark Rauterkus

Swim, water polo and SKWIM coach in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Also the webmaster for the International Swim Coaches Association.

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