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Long Beach native Jessica Hardy, who earned three medals at the 2013 FINA World Championships last summer, has been named Athlete of the Year by the Long Beach Aquatic Capital of America Foundation for the third time.
The organization announced the winners of its fifth annual Aquatic Capital Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations that made the biggest impact to the Long Beach aquatics community during the previous year.
The Long Beach Aquatic Capital of America Foundation today announced the winners of its fourth annual Aquatic Capital Awards. This year’s honorees include some of Long Beach’s most noteworthy contributors to business and tourism, clean water and conservation, and the city’s Olympic Gold Medal count.
Swimmer Jessica Hardy was named the 2011 Long Beach Aquatic Athlete of the Year at an awards dinner and fundraiser hosted by the Long Beach Aquatic Capital of America Foundation last Thursday night, Nov. 10th.
Hardy was honored for capturing the world title in the 50 meter breaststroke and taking a silver medal in the 4×100 meter freestyle relay at the FINA World Championships in Shanghai this summer.
The Long Beach Aquatic Capital of America Foundation will host its third annual Aquatic Athlete of the Year ceremony on November 10, 2011, with an awards dinner and special reception with Long Beach Olympians at Keesal, Young & Logan.