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Important announcement in support of IU Natatorium

Media Advisory Jun 26, 2017
IU Natatorium overhead
IU Natatorium

INDIANAPOLIS – Please join officials from Indiana University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and OneAmerica® as they make an important announcement in support of the IU Natatorium, a nationally renowned, world-class aquatics destination that enjoys a rich tradition and three decades of iconic championships and record-setting performances.

The IU Natatorium is a 220,000-square-foot facility with an eight-lane, 50-meter competition pool; a six-lane, 50-meter teaching and training pool; and a world-class diving well. The venue holds 4,700 spectators and another 1,500 people on the deck, which makes the IU Natatorium the largest permanent swimming competition facility in the United States.

WHEN: 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 27

WHERE: IU Natatorium, West Concourse

WHO: IUPUI Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar and OneAmerica President and CEO Scott Davison

Since originally built in 1982, the Natatorium has hosted many significant sporting events, including the 1987 Pan Am Games and 13 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in swimming, diving and synchronized swimming. More than 100 records have been set in the pool, including 18 world records.

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IU Newsroom

Margie Smith-Simmons

Assistant Vice President for Strategic Communications & University Spokesperson

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