From Staff and News Services
April 04, 2010
Michelle Kazuba, 15, who competes with the Spokane Area Swimming Team, had four top-seven finishes, including a second, in the Can/Am Disabled Swimming Championships last weekend in San Antonio.
Kazuba, who competes in the S6 classification, was second in the 200 backstroke against the best disabled athletes in the United States and Canada in her first national-level meet. She timed 4 minutes, 43.62 seconds.
She also was sixth in the 100 back, seventh in both the 200 individual medley and 50 butterfly and 14th in the 100 breaststroke.
Kazuba has been chosen to represent the U.S. in world youth events in Turkey and the Czech Republic this summer, and will compete in the Junior National Championships in July.