Baylor Swimmer Trey Freeman Captures Bronze Medal in 400 Meter Freestyle at World Junior Championships
INDIANAPOLIS, IN- On day one of the 6th FINA World Junior Championships Baylor School / Baylor Swim Club athlete Trey Freeman swam to a bronze medal in the 400 meter freestyle. Representing Team USA, Freeman swam to a new personal best time of 3:50.14 in the event. Team USA put two athletes on the podium as teammate Andrew Abruzzo claimed gold. Freeman was also the anchor leg of the men’s 4×100 freestyle relay that took fourth overall.
Representing Team Barbados, Baylor School / Baylor Swim Club athletes Jack Kirby and Luis Sebastian Weekes also had some strong performances on Day 1 of the World Junior Championships. Jack Kirby swam to a new personal best time of 57.63, and was also the winner of heat four to take 23rd in the event. Luis Sebastian Weekes swam the 100 meter breaststroke in a time 1:06.78 good for 44th overall.
Both Trey Freeman and Luis Sebastian Weekes will take to the pool again on Day 2 of the 6th FINA World Junior Championships. Freeman will swim the 200 meter freestyle while Weekes will compete in the 200 meter IM. Preliminaries in Indianapolis will begin at 9:30 AM CST, and will stream live on FINA TV via YouTube.