COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Swimming, the National Governing Body of the sport of swimming in the United States, today announced the 74 athletes named to the 2023-2024 National Junior Team presented by the USA Swimming Foundation.
The team is headlined by 2023 World Aquatics Junior Championships individual gold medalists Joshua Chen (Ames, Iowa/Texas Ford Aquatics), Leah Shackley (Bedford, Penn./Blair Regional YMCA), and Addison Sauickie (Sarasota, Fla./Sarasota Sharks). In total, 16 athletes from the roster medaled at the 2023 World Aquatics Junior Championships.
Bailey Hartman (Danville, Calif./Crow Canyon Sharks) is the lone athlete to qualify in five individual events, with Luke Whitlock (Noblesville, Ind./Fishers Area Swim Team) and Kaii Winkler (Miami, Fla./Eagle Aquatics) adding four each.
“We could not be more excited to announce the 2023-2024 National Junior Team Roster,” said Erik Posegay, USA Swimming National Junior Team Director and National Coach. “We proudly welcome back some familiar faces while adding a number of new athletes who together represent the future of our sport. We look forward to supporting these stars throughout the year as we prepare for Olympic Trials and Paris 2024”.
A breakdown of the 2023-2024 U.S. National Junior Team:
For more on the U.S. National Junior Team and the selection criteria that produced this year’s team, visit https://www.usaswimming.org/meet-the-team/national-jr-team.
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