Stevens wins four gold medals

Published 7:21 pm Friday, June 11, 2010

Tara Marie Stevens won gold medals in four events and a silver medal in another at the 47th annual Inland Port Invitational Swim Meet Saturday, June 5, at the YMCA pool.

Stevens swims in the 11-and-12-year-old division for the Bainbridge-Decatur County YMCA Extreme Swim Team, coached by Karla Norris of the Area Tallahassee Aquatic Club. Stevens won the 50-yard breaststroke in a time of 41.47 seconds and the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 1 minute, 6.16 seconds.

She also swam home first in the 50-yard backstroke in a time of 35.84 seconds and the 100-yard individual medley in a time of 1 minute, 18.83 seconds.

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Stevens captured second place in the 50-yard freestyle in a time of 30.64 seconds.

The Inland Port Swim Meet is the only remaining event from Bainbridge’s Inland Port Day, a festival which was held in the 1960s.

Other results were not available at press time. For more information, please visit the Area Tallahassee Aquatic Club’s Web site at Learn about more summer activities going on at the Bainbridge-Decatur County YMCA by visiting