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By Dan Rudy 

Swim club fast and furious in Fairbanks competition


Five Wrangell swimmers joined athletes from 22 other Alaskan teams to participate in the 2017 Alaska Age Group Championship meet in Fairbanks over the weekend.

The meet was the third that Wrangell Swimming Club has entered

competitively since starting up last year. Previously, the youth program

participated in events hosted by Petersburg in November and Juneau in December.

“It was a lot larger than any of the other two tournaments we’ve been to,” team coach Jamie Roberts said of Fairbanks’ meet. Held inside the city’s public Hamme Pool, 378 swimmers from around the state compete...

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