Virginia's Wagner To Compete In Pan Pacific Championships
Aug. 23, 2002
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Virginia third-year swimmer Luke Wagner (Englewood, Colo./Regis Jesuit) has been selected to compete for the United States in the 2002 Pan Pacific Championships August 24-29 in Yokohama, Japan. Wagner is one of 26 men selected for the USA’s roster.
At the Phillips 66 Summer National Championships held August 12-17 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Wagner posted a sixth-place finish in the 200-meter backstroke. Wagner registered a time of 2:01.10 in finishing sixth in the finals. He was also sixth in the preliminaries in 2:01.35. In addition, Wagner was 11th in the 100-meter backstroke with a time of 57.00.
The Pan Pacific Championships features swimmers from the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Japan, China and other nations bordering the Pacific Ocean.