Andrew Abruzzo Wins Final Event of Arena Pro Swim Indy

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

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Plymouth Whitemarsh’s Andrew Abruzzo has been a consistent presence in finals all weekend in Indianapolis, but he won his first event of the meet in the men’s 1500 free, winning a battle with Great Britain’s Tom Derbyshire and touching the wall in 15:13.95. The time moves the 18-year-old to eighth in the world rankings this year.

Derbyshire took second in 15:15.59, and he was followed by British teammates Stephen Milne (15:20.01) and Timothy Shuttleworth (15:22.08).

Mission Viejo’s Michael Brinegar finished fifth in 15:270, followed by Scarlet’s Johannes Calloni (15:31.26), Badger’s Zane Grothe (15:37.52) and Alexander Katelnikoff (15:41.58).

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  1. Gardner Howland

    Coach Shoulberg continuing to help steer young people towards greatness.
    The boy raced the 200 fly earlier in the session.

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