Successful Sun Lakes Swimmer at Senior Games

Between July 31 and Aug 5 over 350 of the nation’s top Sr. (50+) Swimmers met at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA to compete for the National Titles.

To Qualify for the National Meet a swimmer must compete in the Sate Meet and finish 1st or 2nd and / or meet the qualifying times established by the "National Games Association"

The AZ Qualification events are held throughout Metro Phoenix early March / late February every two years (even years, 2010, 2012, etc). State games are held yearly with the Nationals are held every two years (Odd years, 2009, 2011, etc.) at various locals throughout the USA. The next meet will be 2011, in Houston TX.

Events include Archery, Badminton, and Basketball... Sailing, Soccer, Water Polo. For a compete listing see http://www.seniorgames.org/

Sun Lakes Resident Ken McKinney represented AZ in the 70-74 age group swimming in three events and coming away with 1 gold (100 yd Free style and Personal record) and 2 silvers (50 yard free and 200 yard Free, personal record).

Now is the time to start training for the state events in 2010. If you do not want to compete...local organizers are always looking for volunteer. If you have expertise in a particular sport or just want to help call 602-274-7742


AZ Sr. Olympics
PO Box 33278
Phoenix, AZ
602 274 7742

National Sr. Games
Po Box 54892
New Orleans, LA

Way to go Ken!

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