USA Leads The Way In And Out Of The Water With Education & Inspiration In Indy

Ariana Kukors, 2009 world 200IM champion, signs posters for the kids as Jamal Smith, the Indianapolis public schools district athletic director, looks on - by Melissa Lundie / Bold Action Media, courtesy of USA Swimming

The World Junior Championships ended in Indianapolis on Monday night after six days of high-quality racing in Indianapolis. The United States topped the medal table with 12 golds among their haul of 32, the hosts’ prospects looking golden just weeks after they were top nation at senior world titles. But it was not only in the water where the USA led the way but also in the stands thanks to a pioneering initiative by USA Swimming and Indianapolis public schools which saw hundreds of children from elementary schools across the district participate in a programme which combined swimming, learning and fun

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The World Junior Championships ended in Indianapolis on Monday night after six days of high-quality racing in Indianapolis. The United States topped the medal table with 12 golds among their haul of 32, the hosts’ prospects looking golden just weeks after they were top nation at senior world titles. But it was not only in the water where the USA led the way but also in the stands thanks to a pioneering initiative by USA Swimming and Indianapolis public schools which saw hundreds of children from elementary schools across the district participate in a programme which combined swimming, learning and fun

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