Summer Nationals 2012

Eric started training to qualify for the U.S. Masters Swimming 2012 Summer Nationals.  It’s July 5-8 in Omaha.  He’s hoping to qualify in the 50, 100, 200 free and the 200 IM.  He hasn’t done a long-course meet (meter pool) in a long time!  

Currently, Eric swims the 50 free in :23.5, which converts to 27.33 in meters.

His 100 free time is :51, which is 59.1 in meters.

His 200 free is around 1:58, which converts to 2:16. 

Finally, he swims the 200 IM somewhere around 2:09, which would be 2:31 in meters.

The qualifying times for Nationals for these events in his age group are:

50 free – :28.5

100 free – 1:03.98

200 free – 2:28.15

200 IM – 2:45.26

He should qualify for them all.  He should also be able to qualify for the 14th FINA World Master Championship but traveling to Italy for it would be a lot more expensive than a trip to Omaha:)

If you want to see the rest of the qualifying times for the Summer Nationals in Omaha, go here

If you ever wondered how your short course (yards) times would convert over to a long course, here’s a great calculator.

Will anyone else be there?

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