After a week of historic and electrifying swimming events at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, two Catholic Olympians will return to their hometown of Bethesda having proudly represented their parish community, their schools and the USA.
Dr. Alexis Puhan, M.D., of Switzerland, participated July 23 in the 20 Bridge Manhattan Swim, sponsored by New York Open Water.
Before every race, swimmer Katie Ledecky offers a prayer. “The Hail Mary is a beautiful prayer and I find that it calms me,” she told the Catholic Standard in an email interview.
While all sports aid in the development of the body, mind and soul, swimming is the only sport that can directly save lives. In honor of National Water Safety Awareness Month, the local Swim Strong Foundation hosted its fourth annual Water Safety Awareness Day.
Attached are the complete results of the 2015 Catholic Youth Organization’s girls’ swimming Olympics.
The Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, boys and girls varsity swimming teams capped off another successful year in the pool, with each team taking home championship titles.
Congratulations to St. Saviour H.S., Park Slope, senior Briana Vega for taking home M.V.P. honors for the 2014-2015 GCHSAA varsity swim season.
CYO held its annual boys swimming championships Jan. 10 at the Eisenhower Park Aquatic Center.
The Nassau County Aquatic Center at Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, L.I., was the site of this year’s Catholic Youth Organization girls swimming championships on Saturday March, 29. Here are the results of the meet: A Division: 1st Place St. Sebastian 384 Points […]
From March 14-16, St. Saviour H.S. sophomore Mariah Jenkins competed in the NYS YMCA Swimming Championships at Ithaca College. Mariah has been swimming competitively since the age of eight. For the past five years she has been training at the Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA, and in each of those years she has qualified to compete at the […]