Schrimsher and Olesinski Shine in European Youth B Championships

July 06, 2009, 11:45 a.m. (ET)

The European Youth B Championships were just held from July 1-5, 2009 in Abrantes, Portugal.  The US team of Lucas Schrimsher and Anna Olesinski along with coach Jan Olesinski proved that the young US athletes are able to compete with the best in the world in their age group.  Anna Olesinski finished in the top ten of a field of 55 while Lucas Schrimsher garnered a fourteenth place finish in his field of 61on the strength of a top ten finish in the swimming event. The highlight of the competition was Olesinski's first place time in the combined event.

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