Alameda Swim Championships


The 64th annual City of Alameda Swim Championships took place last weekend at the Encinal Swim Center. Hundreds of swimmers with ties to Alameda competed in 90 meets at the event.

The event started Friday, Aug. 3, with the girls’ 13- to 14-year-old 1,650-yard freestyle. Molly Boyle won the race with a time of 19:43.53. The boys’ 15- to 18-year-old 1,650-yard freestyle meet also took place Friday. Kevin Habek finished with a time of 17:23.15 to beat out four other swimmers and earned the victory.

The City of Alameda’s official swimming tournament, the City Swim Championships take place this weekend. The three-day event begins tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 3, and continues to Sunday, Aug. 5, when the award ceremony is held at 1 p.m. The meet begins at 5:30 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 

Current USA Swimming and Pacific Swimming Rules govern the races. All events are timed finals. All swimmers must be Alameda residents at the time of the meet to participate. Swimmers may compete in a maximum of three individual events per day.