Up & Comer: Kate Douglass

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Up & Comer: Kate Douglass

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Kate Douglass, 13, of Westchester Aquatic Club (N.Y.)  was one of the youngest athletes to compete at the Minneapolis stop of the Arena Pro Swim Series last November. Douglass–now fourteen– won the ‘C’ final of the 200 meter breaststroke with a final time of 2:31.37, earning herself an Olympic Trials cut.

Douglass also owns an OT qualifying time in the 50 free (25.80)–the fastest American time ever in the event by a 13-year-old-girl.

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4 Comments

4 comments

  1. Denis Senkubuge

    Great spirit…i wish it was that easy to do hear in Uganda..

  2. Mike Murray

    Wonderful young swimmer, congrats to her coach, Carleanne Fierro for dreaming big and continuing to inspire super fast age group swimming

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    Susan clayton michalovic

    So terrific!

Author: Taylor Brien

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Taylor Brien is the Assistant Operations Manager and a staff writer at Swimming World. A native of Bettendorf, IA and a 2015 graduate of Illinois College, she has covered a variety of events since joining the SW team in 2015, including the NCAA Championships, World Championships, Olympic Trials, and 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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