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World's largest synchronized swim competition coming to Federal Way

Thomas Jefferson High School graduate Katie LaBounty performs in 2011 on the Ohio State University
Thomas Jefferson High School graduate Katie LaBounty performs in 2011 on the Ohio State University's Buckeyes' synchronized swim team. Ohio State won the 2011 collegiate and U.S. national championships in 2011.
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The world’s largest synchronized swimming competition will kick off on Friday, June 27 inside the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center.

The 2014 USA Synchro National Age Group Championships will run through Saturday, July 5 in Federal Way and feature athletes ranging from 11-19 years old.
Athletes will compete for national titles in solo, duet, trio and team.
On June 30 there will be a Special Olympic celebration, honoring the 30 year anniversary of the first Olympic Gold medal swim in 1984.
The cost for the event is $10 per day, or $25 for an all event pass.
The aquatic center is located at 650 Southwest Campus Drive in Federal Way.
For more information, visit www.synchro2014nationals.org.
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