Jack Gray excels at Eastern Zone Championships

Trumbull’s Jack Gray, 13 years old, recently qualified to swim in the prestigious USA Swimming Eastern Zones Championships held from Aug. 7-10, in Richmond (Va.).

He posted best times in four individual events: 50-meter freestyle, 100-meter freestyle, 100-metter butterfly and 200-meter butterfly.

Gray was the only 13 year old competing for Team Connecticut in all four age group relays for the ages 13/14 group competition. These included the 200-meter medley, 400-meter freestyle, 200-meter freestyle and 400-meter medley relays.

Team Connecticut placed 9th in the 400 medley relay.

Gray attends Madison Middle School and swims for Trumbull Pisces during the Long Course Season, where he qualified for the Eastern Zones mult-state meet.

USA Swimming is the national governing body for competitive swimming in the United States. Each state, including Connecticut has an organization that supports swimmers in USA Swimming sanctioned events.