Outstanding swimmer

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Outstanding swimmer

Justin Banks of Switzerland County swims for Hoosier Hills Otters Swim Club. The weekend of March 1st-3rd he swam the U.S.A. divisional meet in Trafalgar, Indiana. Justin placed first in the 500 freestyle  in a time of 5:17.49; placed first in the 200 freestyle in a time of 1:57.64; first in the 100 butterfly in a time of :58.45; and first place in the 100 backstroke in a time of 1:00.54. He also placed fifth in the 50 freestyle in a time of :25:15 and was fifth in the 100 freestyle in a time of :54.95. He swam at Indiana Age Group State this past weekend in Indianapolis at IUPUI. He placed in state the following events: 12th place in the 400 IM in a time of 4:29.73; 17th place in the 100 breaststroke in a time of 1:06.25; 19th place in the 200 IM in a time of 2:08.37; and 10th place in the 200 breaststroke in a time of 2:20.11. Justin is homeschooled and is the son of Mike and Melanie Banks of near Lamb. Photo provided.