Olympians and Navy SEALs will be among the guests this weekend as more
than 700 swimmers from around the nation converge at the Triangle
Aquatic Center in Cary for the eighth annual National Black Heritage
Championship Swim Meet.
2008 Olympic gold-medalist and former N.C. State swimming star Cullen
Jones will sign autographs on Sunday, and he also will swim two
50-meter freestyle exhibitions with 14 meet participants whose names
will be drawn on Friday, according to an event news release.
2004 Olympic silver-medalist Maritza Correia will host a clinic at 7:30
p.m. Friday and will hold three mini-clinics for meet participants on
Saturday. She also will be the keynote speaker at Friday's community
breakfast honoring minority swimming pioneers. The 9-11 a.m. breakfast
is open to the public.