US Masters National Championships Begin Oct 16 in Albuquerque
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – More than 200 athletes from the
U.S., Canada and Japan are set to compete at the U.S. Masters Synchronized
Swimming National Championships at West Mesa Aquatic Center Oct. 16-20.
in six age groups (20-29's to 70-79's) will compete for
national titles in solo, duet, trio, team, combo and figures.
City Aquatics is very excited to host this event and bring elite level synchronized
swimmers to New Mexico," Janet
Lyon-Huffman said, program director for Duke City Aquatics and meet manager.
is proud to host the 2013 U.S. Masters Synchronized Swimming National Championships," Dan Ballou, Director of Sports Marketing for the Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau, said. "This event is unique for our area, and I encourage locals to attend and see the
work that goes into making a national synchronized swimming champion. This is another in a long line of championship sports events
that the ACVB has been able to bring to Albuquerque."
Mesa Aquatic Center is the newest aquatic facility in Albuquerque and has
hosted many high school and elite level competitions in swimming,
diving and water polo. West Mesa also has hosted national training teams
over the last few years, including Japan’s Olympic swimming team and
the Olympic men’s and women’s water polo squads from Canada and Hungary.
The U.S. Masters National Championships will be
webcast live at takeitlive.tv/livesynchro/.
For full results from the meet, go to http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Synchronized-Swimming/Events/2013/October/16/Masters-National-Championships.
For more information on West Mesa Aquatic Center, go