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The 2017 Purdue Invite kicks off Thursday and features a slew of Olympians clashing in the pool, including a trio of United States Olympians in Caeleb Dressel (Florida), Lilly King (Indiana), and Blake Pieroni (Indiana).
2017 Purdue Invitational
West Lafayette, IN
Short Course Yards (SCY)
Finals Begin 6 PM EST
A total of nine Olympic swimmers will be racing this weekend in West Lafayette, IN. Some of them you may know well, the rest you will soon enough...
The list includes:
- Khader Baqlah (Florida) — Jordan
- Caeleb Dressel (Florida) — USA
- Kennedy Goss (Indiana) — Canada
- Ali Khalafalla (Indiana) — Egypt
- Lilly King (Indiana) — USA
- Jinq En Phee (Purdue) — Malaysia
- Blake Pieroni (Indiana) — USA
- Naomi Ruele (FIU) — Botswana
- Jan Switkowski (Florida) — Poland
The above list accounted for a whopping 14 medals at this past summer's FINA World Championships — 13 of them gold.