Maple Grove swimmer wins state and zone titles

Madison Rundell, 12, of Maple Grove, recently earned two Minnesota state swimming titles and a USA Swimming Central Zones title at meets held in late July and early August in Minnesota and Kansas.

Madison Rundell of Maple Grove competes at the Minnesota state long course championship at the University of Minnesota.

Madison Rundell of Maple Grove competes at the Minnesota state long course championship at the University of Minnesota.

At Minnesota’s state long course swimming championships July 25 to 28 at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center, Rundell won the 11/12 girls 100 and 200 breaststroke, finished second in the 11/12 girls 200 and 400 free, and finished fourth in the 11/12 girls 50 breast and 200 IM. She also earned an individual high point recognition, placing third overall for 11/12 year-old girls.

At the USA Swimming Central Zone long course swimming championship Aug. 2 to 4 in Topeka, Kan., Rundell won the 11/12 girls 200 breaststroke, finished fourth in the 11/12 girls 100 breast, fifth in the 11/12 girls 200 and 400 free, seventh in the 11/12 girls 200 IM, and 12th in the 11/12 girls 50 breast. She finished seventh overall in individual high point recognition for 11/12 year-old girls. Swimmers at this meet included top ranked qualifiers from Arkansas, Iowa, Midwestern Swimming, Minnesota, Missouri Valley, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ozarks, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Rundell trains and competes with Eden Prairie-based Team Foxjet swim club under coach Lloyd Larsen.

 

 

 

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