Cullen Jones

Sports
1:06 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Olympian Cullen Jones Launches Kids Diversity Swim Meet

This weekend's inauguaral Cullen Jones Diversity Invitational has attracted 500 of the fastest swimmers (ages 8-18) in the Southeast. The three-day event will be held at the Mecklenburg County Aquatics Center in Charlotte.
Credit Tasnim Shamma

Charlotte swimmer and Olympic gold medalist Cullen Jones hopes to inspire young minority kids to embrace the sport with a swim meet just for them. This weekend, hundreds will compete in the inaugural Cullen Jones Diversity Invitational.

Cullen Jones says kids always ask him about his gold medals.

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Local News
10:13 am
Mon May 13, 2013

Thousands Of Fans, Hundreds Of Swimmers Attend Charlotte UltraSwim

Swimmers take the starting blocks at the Charlotte UltraSwim
Michael Tomsic

Charlotte was home to some of the biggest names in swimming over the weekend. Olympic gold medal winners like Ryan Lochte, Ricky Berens and Dana Vollmer were in town to compete in the Charlotte UltraSwim.

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