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Chip Peterson Just Misses Out On Olympic Team Slot

UNC swimmer Chip Peterson just missed out on a spot on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Sunday as he finished 13th in the 2008 World Open Water Swimming Championships in Seville, Spain. The Top 10 competitors in the 10-kilometer swim event qualified for the Olympics which will be held in China in August. Peterson's time was 1 hour, 53 minutes, 41.6 seconds. He finished 2.2 seconds behind the 10th and final automatic qualifier. (Tar Heel Blue)


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