By Sharon Robb

February 5, 2014

South Florida Aquatic Club will send a contingent of swimmers to West Palm Beach to compete Friday in the Lake Lytal Lightning 1650 Distance Challenge Meet.

The Florida Gold Coast meet has attracted distance swimmers from Plantation Swim Team, FLA, Swim Fort Lauderdale and SwimFast among others.

Swimmers will compete in one event, the 1,650-yard freestyle. It is a mixed gender event that will run fastest to slowest in ten lanes.

SOFLO swimmers entered to compete are: Kevin Porto, Alfredo Mesa, Vanessa Mesa and Sebastian Sierra.

The meet begins at 4 p.m. and final heat is expected to go off at 8 p.m.


What: Lake Lytal Lightning 1650 Distance Challenge Meet

When: Friday, 4 p.m., warm-up 3:30 p.m.

Where: Lake Lytal Family Aquatic Complex, 3640 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach

Admission: Free. For information call team office at 561-310-4924.

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