Competition starts Tuesday…
The International Swim Coaches Association will be hosting their International Senior Cup from March 23-27 in St. Petersburg, Florida. For many, the event will serve as a tune-up for the upcoming Olympic Trials and the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games. The competition will include international contingents from 25 countries along with 85 teams from the United States.
Heading the list will be Olympic Gold medalists Caeleb Dressel (USA), Ryan Lochte (USA), Joseph Schooling (Singapore), and Jack Conger (USA). Other Olympians and Olympic hopefuls include Farida Osman (Egypt), Anton Mckee (Iceland), Matej Dusa (Slovakia), Sherridon Dressel (USA), Reka Gyorgy (Hungary), Flora Molnar (Hungary), Zhada Fields (USA), Andrew Loy (USA), Norbert Szabo (Hungary), Mikaela Dahlke (USA), Marcella Ruppert-Gomez (USA), Celina Marquez (El Salvador), Ethan Beach (USA), Khader Baqlah (Jordan), Grant Sanders (USA), Miguel Cancel (USA), Kanoa Kaleoaloha (USA), Marcelo Acosta (El Salvador), Izaak Bastian (Bahamas)
Rising stars include Kristin Cornish, Leah Hayes, Ziyad Saleem, Denise Phelan, Megan Lynch, Emily Murphy, Erika Pelaez, Morgan Gore, Kyleigh Tankard, Jace Crawford, Ryan Brenon, Zoe Skirball, Lainy Kruger, Jessica Wigham to name a few.
The competition will take place at St. Petersburg’s North Shore Aquatics Complex. Morning prelims will be short course yards followed by long course meters in the evening finals.