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Swim club competes in championships in Anchorage and Ketchikan


February 27, 2020

Courtesy of Jamie Roberts

The four Wrangell participants in January's Senior Championship, in Anchorage. Left to right: Renee Roberts, Jack Roberts, Jimmy Baggen, and Nikolai Siekawitch.

The Wrangell Swim Club has had a busy start to 2020, competing in two tournaments in Anchorage and Ketchikan in January and February. Four club members swam in the Alaska Senior Championship, in Anchorage, near the end of January. Coach Jamie Roberts said that this is the highest level competition in Alaska for swimmers between the ages of 13 to the mid-20s. The three-day event saw about 160 swimmers from 16 different teams compete. Wrangell was represented by Jimmy Baggen, Nikolai Siekawitch, Jack Roberts, and Renee Roberts.

"This year's championship meet was held in Long Course Meters (L...

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