State swim meets set to start


XENIA — The 2023 Ohio State Swimming and Diving Championships began Wednesday and will run through Saturday.

Being held at C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton, the competition began with diving being completed Wednesday, setting the stage for swimming to begin Thursday.

Division II swimming preliminaries will start at 5 p.m. on Thursday, with the championship races at the same time on Friday. D-I will have its prelims starting at 9 a.m. on Friday and begin the finals at 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Here are the Greene County athletes which have qualified and will be participating:

(Name, Event, Qualifying Time and Place)

Division I


Team — Boys 200-yard medley relay (Event 22), 1:34.95 (9th); Boys 400-yard freestyle relay (Event 32), 3:10.10 (9th)

Anthony Braun (Jr.), 200-yard freestyle, 1:42.38 (16th); 100-yard backstroke (Event 30), 50.83 (7th)

Nathan Dunhac (Jr.), 200-yard individual medley (Event 24), 1:55.81 (23rd); 100-yard breaststroke (Event 31), 57.90 (15th)

Ryan Ju (Sr.), 100-yard butterfly (Event 26), 51.81 (32nd); 100-yard backstroke (Event 30), 52.67 (22nd)

Blake Krupinski (Sr.), 100-yard breaststroke (Event 31), 58.03 (16th)

Caleb Manning (Jr.), 200-yard individual medley (Event 24), 1:53.19 (11th); 500-yard freestyle (Event 28), 4:36.13 (2nd)

Chloe Otten (Jr.), 200-yard individual medley (Event 4), 2:06.49 (11th); 500-yard freestyle (Event 8), 5:01.30 (6th)

Luke Sullivan (Sr.), 50-yard freestyle (Event 25), 21.10 (10th); 100-yard freestyle (Event 27), 46.21 (7th)

Abby Woolford (Sr.), 200-yard freestyle (Event 3), 1:51.16 (4th)


Mia Nazarenus (Jr.), 1-meter diving, 399.65 (14th)

Teagan Melton (Sr.), 50-yard freestyle (Event 5), 24.44 (27th); 100-yard freestyle (Event 7), 52.73 (20th)


Colin Pham (Sr.), 100-yard backstroke (Event 30), 52.89 (25th)

Division II


Peter Guthrie (Jr.), 100-yard breaststroke (Event 71), 1:01.11 (26th)


Max Bultenmeyer (So.), 200-yard freestyle (Event 63), 1:48.56 (26th)

Owen Fenning (Sr.), 50-yard freestyle (Event 65), 22.40 (25th)

Claudia Fernandez-Deardurff (Fr.), 200-yard individual medley (Event 44), 2:16.30 (27th); 100-yard backstroke (Event 50), 1:00.26 (20th)

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