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Righi Picked for Team USA

Righi Picked for Team USA

Sept. 6, 2006

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - On September 1st, USA Swimming named Yale's Alex Righi to its preliminary squad for the 2007 Pan American Games. The event will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from July 17-22.

Righi has been selected to compete in the 4x100 freestlye relay. He will be joined in the relay event by Gabe Woodward, a USC alumnus who competed at the Sydney Olympics in 2004. Dale Rodgers and Nick Brunelli compete the four man team.

This national team selection is the latest in a long list of accolades Righi has acquired during his relatively short time at Yale.

Report filed by Jamie Cordes '07, Yale Sports Publicity