Toni Davis Named to the 2004 U.S. Paralympic Swim Team

 

The following five swimmers all swam exceptionally well while representing Potomac Valley at the U.S. Paralympics Trials Selection /National Disabilities meet held April 22-24 in Minneapolis, MN:

 

          Toni Davis

            Anna Johannes

          John Knoblach

          Doug Powell

          Lynn Wymelenberg

 

During this LCM competition, Toni Davis set new American Records in the 50 Butterfly (38.89) and the 100 Butterfly (1:30.02), bettering her own existing records. Based upon a selection criteria which is relative to world rankings, Toni was nominated to be a member of the U.S. Swim Team that will compete at the Paralympic Games in Athens Sep 19-27. 

LInk to Information about Toni Davis on Paralympic Games site.

 

Great job Toni!   All of Potomac Valley will be cheering for you!

 

And while discussing records, Doug Powell set a pending Pan American record in the 200 Breast (3:17.71).

 

National Championships achieved by PVS swimmers were:

 

Lynn Wymelenberg

                               

                               

                               

Womenís 200 Free

Classification S10

Womenís 800 Free

Classification S10

Womenís 1500 Free

Classification S10

Womenís 200 Breast

Classification SB9

John Knoblach

Menís 200 Free

Classification S7

Toni Davis

Womenís 100 Fly

Classification S8

Doug Powell

                    

Menís 100 Breast

Classification SB12

Menís 200 Breast

Classification SB12

 

In addition, special recognition was provided during the meet to John Knoblach, Curl-Burke, who has competed in every National Disabilities Championship since the inception of the meet in 1998.

 

And Anna Johannes, Potomac Marlins, was recognized as the youngest female competitor in the meet (age 10).

 

Congratulations to all!!!



Link to USA Swimming Coverage of Meet