COLORADO SPRINGS, CO- On Wednesday, September 21st, USA Swimming announced the honorees for a new program called the 18 & Under World 100, recognizing many of the nation’s top 18-and-under swimmers for their performances in Olympic events in 2016. Baylor Swim Club / Baylor School athlete Trey Freeman was named to the 18 & Under World 100 program ranked 28th in the nation, and has a world ranking of 23rd in the 400 meter freestyle.
The top ranked 50 men and top ranked 50 women were selected according to their highest 18 & under world ranking in an individual Olympic event. The combined lists make up the 18 & Under World 100. Athletes must be registered USA Swimming members at the time of the qualifying performances and must be eligible to represent the U.S. in international competition as of Sept. 1, 2016.
Athletes will receive a commemorative 18 & World 100 certificate, and will be listed among the cap-exempt swimmers for the 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series.
Coaches of the 18 & World 100 swimmers will be invited to the USA Swimming National Team Coaches Seminar in Colorado Springs and are eligible for USA Swimming’s Coach Enrichment Program.
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