Lightning policy could cost Aquatic Center large swim meet


As if we didn’t already have enough drama surrounding the Columbus Aquatic Center, Jeff Pischko, head swimming coach for the Columbus Hurricanes, tells me he’s afraid the city is about to lose a huge swim meet. […]

So what’s the problem?

It’s shocking, you might say.

The people with Georgia Swimming, which controls such meets, say they need an aquatic center that does not have to shut down when lightning is in the vicinity. Georgia Tech’s Olympic Aquatic Center, which lately has hosted the meet, is such a place.

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