First Colony Swim Team (FCST) swimmer Simone Manuel (15) was selected to represent USA Swimming in Lima, Peru at the 2011 World Junior Championships. To make the team, a swimmer had to be one of the fastest two 16 & under females in each event at the USA Swimming National Championships.
Simone qualified for the 100m freestyle and 400m freestyle relay. Simone placed 4th in the 100 freestyle and was a member of the gold medal winning 400m freestyle relay! The relay also set a new World Junior Championships meet record!
Simone is also the USA Junior National Champion in the 100 Free. Simone has been a member of FCST for four years and is a sophomore at Austin High School.
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