MatchPoint NYC Swim Team Breaks Records at Junior Olympics

August 10, 2021

Dear Parents and Swimmers,

The MatchPoint NYC Swim Team had a memorable performance at the Metropolitan Junior Olympics Swim Meet. Our favorite swimmers placed 10th out of 45 total teams that participated in the event. The 15-18 year old Boys broke a Junior-Olympics record that has been standing since 2014. Joe DiMaggio, Eric Cherny, Youssef Elkhouly, and Ethan Law shattered the 200m Freestyle Relay record by a whole 3 seconds, while taking home 1st place in the process! Coach Konstantin Petrov and the rest of the coaches are extremely proud of everyone’s hard work & the results of the meet. 

New MatchPoint NYC records:

Martyna Kaps – Three New MatchPoint NYC team records!

Ilyan Lomeyko – Two New MatchPoint NYC team records!

Breakdown of Placements:

  • Martyna Kaps – one 3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th, and two 8th places
  • Ilyan Lomeyko – 3rd, 6th, and 8th places
  • Joe DiMaggio – 1st place
  • Ethan Law – 2nd place
  • Daniil Zabolotckii – one 5th, 6th, 9th, & two 10th places
  • Dan Fratea – 5th, 7th, 8th, and 9th places
  • Elena Curinnaia – 7th place
  • Youssef Elkhouly – 8th place

Congratulations to our Swim Team and coaches on another very successful competition. They are proof that hard work pays off. Sometimes, it even breaks records that have been standing for 7 years! A big thank you also goes out to the parents for organizing carpools and for focusing their kids towards becoming great swimmers. Swim onward, MatchPoint NYC! 

MatchPoint NYC Swim Team Breaks Records at Junior Olympics