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Steven Tan Wins State at 100 Yard Butterfly

Senior Steven Tan became the first swimmer in IMSA history to get first place in state, finishing the 100 yard butterfly in 48.43 seconds. He also finished second in the 100 backstroke, with the time of 49.76.

Steven told the Aurora Beacon News, "As long as you have the drive and motivation, you always have time for something that you’re passionate about, so for me swimming has become a part of my second life... So as long as you have the passion for a goal, then I think anything’s possible.”

Read the full article, which includes commentary by IMSA Swim Coach Kevin Satler and more quotes from Steven, here: