Greensboro, NC - Head EC Swim Coach, Allen Gilchrest competed at the 2016 Nationwide United States Masters Swimming Spring National Championships, held April 28 - May 1 at the Greensboro Aquatic Complex in Greensboro, North Carolina. 1,790 athletes from around the United States, competed in the Championships.
Coach Gilchrest competed in 8 events over the 4 day meet, in the 35-39 age group. On Friday, Gilchrest swam the 100 free in 52.12 for 17th place.
On Saturday, Gilchrest finished the 100 fly in 58.33 for 14th, 50 free in 23.88 (19th), 100 back in 58.47 (7th) for his first top 10 national finish. Finally anchoring the 200 free relay in 23.26 for 14th.
On Sunday, Gilchrest swam the 200 medley relay (fly leg) in 24.99 (12th), the 50 fly in 25.78 (11th), and saved the best for last, finishing 3rd overall in the 200 back (2:10.12) for bronze.
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