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Chelsea Chenault qualifies for FINA World Championships

Chelsea Chenault, a recent Carondelet High graduate, will be teammates  Natalie Coughlin, Missy Franklin, Ryan Lochte and other Olympic swimming stars at the upcoming FINA World Championships. Chenault qualified to compete for Team USA at the summer’s biggest swimming competition by taking sixth place in the 200-meter freestyle (1:58.74) at the Phillips 66 National Championships held June 25-29 in Indianapolis.

Chenault was also fifth in the 400 freestyle (4:10.79) at nationals. She will compete as part of the 800-meter relay team at the World Championships in Barcelona. But first, Chenault is headed to Kazan, Russia to participate in the World University Games.