PHOTO GALLERY: Day Two of the Missouri Grand Prix
Saturday, February 14, 2009 | 11:36 p.m. CST
The Missouri men's and women's swimming teams completed a successful Day Two of
competition at the Missouri Grand Prix.
The Missouri Grand Prix is the third stop in the USA Grand Prix series. In addition to the Olympic athletes from the United States, the Missouri Grand Prix brought Olympians from Tunisia, France and Trinidad to Columbia.
Coaches and teammates give direction to swimmers during the men’s 400-meter freestyle event Saturday.
Eric Shanteau swims in the men’s 200-meter individual medley event. Shanteau placed second in the event.
Brittany Wen, center, glances backwards as her friends from the Columbia Swim Club watch an awards ceremony. The girls agreed that Katie Hoff is their favorite swimmer.
From left, Haley Smith, Chelsea Morey and Shannon Vreeland chat in the warmup pool at the Missouri Grand Prix at the Mizzou Aquatic Center on Saturday. Smith and Vreeland are from Kansas City and Morey is from Wichita, Kan.
Teammates Paul Numbers and Sergio Lusan, left, and Ryan Arabejo and Chris Sadsad, right, cheer on fellow Bolles School Sharks during the men’s 200-meter backstroke event at the Missouri Grand Prix on Saturday.
Amanda Weir accepts the medal for finishing in first place in the women's 50-meter freestyle event.
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