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Making a splash; Damon McCoy invitational swims through Shreveport

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SHREVEPORT, La. - The 26th annual Damon McCoy Invitational brought 452 of the best swimmers from the south to Shreveport.  The swimmers are battling for a shot at the state meet in New Orleans.

The event is held in honor of Damon McCoy who made the US National Swim Team from Shreveport before passing away in 1987.  "It's a really big meet and it's one of the biggest meets we host all year.  It's for Damon McCoy who was a swimmer for our team a long time ago, a really good swimmer.  He tragically died when he was very young.  It's a good way to commemorate his memory and for us to host a meet here and show how good we can do as a team," says City of Shreveport Swim Team member Kyle Dockendorf.  

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