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Local swimmer wins six gold medals at AAU Junior Olympics

Local swimmer Skyler Tavenner won six gold medals at the 2013 AAU Jr. Olympics games July 26-29 in the Canham Natatorium at the University of Michigan.

Tavenner walked away with eight medals in all, swimming in just 8 events. He won gold by placing first in the 200-meter IM, 100-meter butterfly, 50- meter freestyle, 100-meter back- stroke, 100-meter freestyle and the 200-meter backstroke.

In addition, he won a silver by placing second in the 200- meter freestyle and a bronze in the 100-meter breaststroke by placing fifth.

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