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Red Wing's Ingrid Olson qualified individually for the 50-yard freestyle and 500 freestyle during Wednesday's Section 1A preliminary swimming and diving meet at the Rochester Rec Center. Olson also qualified in two relays. (Republican Eagle photo by Kyle Stevens)

Girls Swimming: Olson, Thompson, three relays qualify for section finals

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Two individuals and three relay teams will represent the Red Wing girls swimming and diving team in Friday’s Section 1A finals at the Rochester Rec Center.


Ingrid Olson placed 10th in the 50 freestyle in 25.51 seconds, and sixth in the 500 freestyle in 5 minutes, 32.59 seconds, more than four seconds better than her seed time.

Ashley Thompson took 12th in the 200 individual medley in 2:23.39, and 10th in 100 breaststroke in 1:12.30.

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Kyle Stevens
Kyle Stevens is a sports reporter for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, Kyle worked at the Owatonna People’s Press, as well as KWLM and KLFN in Willmar. You can contact Kyle by phone at (651) 301-7879, via e-mail at, and follow him on Twitter @RE_KStevens.
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