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Chad La Tourette

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The 1976 Cup award winners: Sunnyside Sinners including Chad La Tourette, Mazen Aziz, Allison Arnold, Catherine Breed, Drew Cosgarea, and Bryan Offutt

Chad La Tourette (born 7 October 1988 in Livermore, California) is a 30-year-old American competitive swimmer and open water swimmer.

Swimming Career Highlights[edit]

  • La Tourette is a six-time medalist (three golds, three silvers) at the World University Games and two-time silver medalist at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships.
  • He competed in the USA Swimming Open Water Swimming Championships and the Trans Tahoe Relay.
  • He won the 1500m freestyle at the 2010 USA Swimming National Championships in 14:55.39.
  • He won two silver medals at the 2010 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, in the 1500m freestyle in 14:54.48 and the 800m freestyle in 7:51.62.
  • He finished 6th in the 800m in 7:46.52 and 5th in the 1500m in 14:52.36 at the 2011 FINA World Swimming Championships in Shanghai, China.
  • At the 2012 United States Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, La Tourette just missed making the Olympic team by placing third in the 1500m freestyle with a time of 14:57.53.
  • He served as the captain of the winning 2016 Trans Tahoe Relay team, TOC Men's A Team.
  • He served as the captain of the winning 2017 Trans Tahoe Relay team, TOC Elite.
  • He serve as the captain of the winning 2018 Trans Tahoe Relay team, the Sunnyside Sinners that was awarded the 1976 Cup together with Mazen Aziz, Allison Arnold, Catherine Breed, Drew Cosgarea, and Bryan Offutt.
  • He set a US Masters Swimming record in the 1500m freestyle in 2019.

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