July 13, 2011
ATLANTA – Over fourth of July weekend, sophomore Anton Lagerqvist and incoming freshman Nico Van Duijn competed in their country’s long course national meets and compiled three first place finishes between the two.
Lagerqvist, a native of Gothenburg, Sweden, took home the title in the 200-Breast (2:16:40), finished second in the 200-IM (2:05.93) and placed fourth in the 100-Breast (1:04.32) at the meet held in Halmstad, Sweden.
At the Swiss long course national championships in Tenero, Switzerland, Van Duijn, a native of Zurich, was involved in a four-way tie for first place in the 50-Fly as all swimmers touched in 25.15. Van Duijn was the youngest swimmer of the four winners.
The incomer also took home the title in the 100-Fly, finishing with a time of 54.99, and earned a third place finish in the 200-Fly touching the wall in 2:05.30.