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Aspinwall swimmer sets records

| Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, 8:39 p.m.
Aspinwall swimmer Zoe Skirboll (left) won the High Point Award by winning seven of the 10 events she entered at the 53rd annual Pittsburgh Christmas Meet.
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Aspinwall swimmer Zoe Skirboll (left) won the High Point Award by winning seven of the 10 events she entered at the 53rd annual Pittsburgh Christmas Meet.
Zoe Skirboll
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Zoe Skirboll

Rising swimmer Zoe Skirboll of Aspinwall won the High Point Award by winning seven of the 10 events she entered last weekend at the 53rd annual Pittsburgh Christmas Meet, a USA Swimming event.

Skirboll, 10, broke three Allegheny Mountain Swimming and meet records, including the 100-yard breaststroke mark, which dated to 1992.

Skirboll's time of 58.44 seconds in the final of the under-10 100 freestyle was more than 3 seconds faster than her nearest competitor.

She also won the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:09.63, which was more than 2 seconds faster than anyone else.

More than 1,100 children, ages 7 through 18, attended the event from several states, including Maryland, Ohio and Virginia.

— Jerin Steele

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