World Record-Holders, Olympic Medalists Headline Erik Namesnik Grand Prix May 17-20
University of Michigan to Host Third Stop of 2007 Toyota Grand Prix Series
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The world-record-setting Katie Hoff (Towson, Md.) leads an accomplished field of swimmers set to compete in the Erik Namesnik Grand Prix May 17-20, 2007 in Ann Arbor, Mich. The meet will feature morning finals and evening heats, paralleling the planned schedule for the Olympic Games in Beijing, China.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Pan American Games will take place July 14-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The event will be held at the Canham Natatorium on the campus of the University of Michigan. Several members of the 2007 U.S. Pan American Games and 2007 World University Games teams will participate in the meet in preparation for their upcoming international competitions. Among them are 2004 Olympic gold-medalist Kaitlin Sandeno. The Pan American Games will take place July 14-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, while the World University Games will take place Aug. 8-18 in Bangkok, Thailand.
The Toyota Grand Prix Series serves as an opportunity for athletes to race against top-notch competition as they continue their preparation for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.
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