Strong Open Water Contingent Headed to FINA Hong Kong World Cup

Strong Open Water Contingent Headed to FINA Hong Kong World Cup

By USA Swimming  | Friday, October 13, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A mix of National Team veterans and rising National Junior Teamers are slated to represent the United States at the Oct. 21 FINA 10K Marathon Swim World Cup stop in Hong Kong.

Leading the roster will be 2016 Olympians Haley Anderson and Jordan Wilimovsky, as well as fellow 2017 FINA World Championships team members David Heron, Simon Lamar, Becca Mann and Cathryn Salladin.

The competing athletes include:

National Team

  • Haley Anderson (Trojan Swim Club)
  • Katy Campbell (Team Santa Monica)
  • David Heron (University of Tennessee)
  • Simon Lamar (FAST Swim Team)
  • Becca Mann (USC)
  • Isabella Rongione (USC)
  • Cathryn Salladin (FAST Swim Team)
  • Jordan Wilimovsky (Team Santa Monica)

Junior Team

  • Michael Brinegar (Mission Viejo Nadadores)
  • Brennan Gravley (Sandpipers of Nevada)
  • T.C. Smith (Sarasota Tsunami Swim Team)
  • Erica Sullivan (Sandpipers of Nevada)
  • Chase Travis (Nation’s Capital Swim Club)
  • Maggie Wallace (Egg Harbor Township Seahawks)

The junior athletes selected were among the top-three 18-and-under available finishers in the 10K at the 2017 Open Water National Championships.

Leading the team as coaches will be National Team head coach Dave Kelsheimer and National Team assistant coach Brian Brown, while Ron Aitken will serve as National Junior Team head coach and Brian Elko will fill the role of National Junior Team assistant coach.

In addition, a full support staff will accompany the swimmers



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