Debbie Phelps to Serve As Honorary Chair of North Baltimore Aquatic Club’s “Countdown to Gold” Event at Boumi Temple

Celebration & Fundraiser for Baltimore’s Leading Swimmers Preparing for Olympic and Paralympic Trials; Michael Phelps, Allison Schmitt, Chase Kalisz, Cierra Runge,  Becca Mann, Jessica Long and Becca Meyers among 21 Honorees

North Baltimore Aquatic Club today announced that Olympians Michael Phelps, Allison Schmitt (both USA), Lotte Friis (Denmark) Anastasia Bogdanovski (Macedonia)  and USA Paralympians Jessica Long and Becca Meyers will be among those honored at its quadrennial event, “Countdown To Gold,” on Saturday, April 9, 20016 at Boumi Temple 505 King Avenue, White Marsh, Maryland.  A fundraiser for NBAC’s Endowment Fund, “Countdown to Gold” is a celebration honoring NBAC’s athletes (18 in all) who have qualified for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Trials that will take place in this Summer. Tickets for the event are still available, for more information, please visit:

Who: Michael Phelps, Allison Schmitt, Jessica Long, Becca Meyers, Lotte Friis (Denmark), Ana Bogdanovski (Macedonia), Mohammed Hussein (Egypt), Chase Kalisz , Cierra Runge, Becca Mann, Sierra Schmidt, Madison Runge, Connor Kalisz, Cassiday Kalisz, Cole Buese, Coleman Stewart, Drew Cosgarea, Austin Surhoff, David Nolan, Mary Pelton, Lauren James.

What: NBAC “Countdown to Gold” Gala Media Availability

When: Saturday, April 9th

Media Availability: 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Athletes will be available to media in a group format)

Please RSVP: John Cadigan,, 410-433-8300

The above press release was submitted to Swimming World by our partner North Baltimore Aquatic Club.  For press releases and advertising inquiries please contact


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