Local Swimmer Simone Manuel qualifies for USA/Europe Duel in the Pool

Shown are Simone Manuel and FCST Head Coach Allison Beebe.

First Colony Swim Team Senior and Stanford University commit Simone Manuel has earned a spot on the US roster for the USA vs Europe Duel in the Pool, taking place Dec 20-21 in Glasgow, Scotland. At this meet a team of the United States’ top swimming talent will take on Europe’s best.  The U. S. team will be comprised of the swimmers who posted the top qualifying time in each Olympic event at the 2013 FINA World Championships, 2013 World University Games or 2013 U.S. Open.  Simone qualified from her swims at this summer’s 2013 FINA World Championship meet held in Barcelona, Spain.

FCST Head Coach, Allison Beebe, has also been selected as an assistant coach for the US Women’s team.

This event will be aired (tape delay) on NBC Sunday, Dec. 22, from 3-5 pm CST.

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