Pacific Swim’s 11-12 boys relay teams break records

Pacific Swim's boys 11-12 record-breaking medley relay team, from left: Austin Nguyen, Justin Ferrill, Brendan Santana, Alexander Santana

More than 600 swimmers from 23 different teams from all over San Diego and Imperial counties converged for the 2011 Long Course Meter Junior Olympics in Coronado July 28-31 to find out who was the fastest. Pacific Swim’s 11-12 boys relay teams, coming in as the favorite, did not disappoint!

They came in first place in both the 200 Medley Relay and the 200 Freestyle Relay smashing records along the way. Pacific Swim’s 200 Medley Relay Team consisting of Brendan Santana, 11, from Carmel Valley, Justin Ferrill 12 from Poway, Austin Nguyen 12 from 4S Ranch and Alexander Santana, 11, from Carmel Valley, broke both the Junior Olympic and the San Diego Imperial record coming in with a 2:12.14.

The existing Junior Olympic Record 2:14.69 was set in 1995 by Heartland Swim and the San Diego Imperial record of 2:13.54 by Swim San Diego dates way back to 1984. Pacific Swim’s 11-12 boys also broke both the Junior Olympic and San Diego Imperial record in the 200 Freestyle Relay with a 1:55.04. The Junior Olympic and San Diego Imperial records on the books was a 1:55.94 set by Pacific Swim in 2010. Pacific Swims Freestyle Relay team consisted of Brendan Santana 11 from Carmel Valley, Justin Ferrill 12 from Poway, Tin Huynh 12 from Rancho Bernardo and Austin Nguyen 12 from 4S Ranch. For information on Pacific Swim call 858-486-3670.


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