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Leanna Gharbaoui

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Escondido, Calif.
high school
Mt. Carmel HS

Top Times

50 free – 23.23

100 free – 50.96

100 fly – 56.02


Finished in 17th place in the 50 free at 24.22 at the Auburn Invite…took seventh in the 100 fly (57.66) and 22nd (53.38) in the 100 free…swam in the 50 free (24.32), 100 fly (58.07) and 100 free (53.97) at the GT Invite…competed in the quad meet in the 50 free (25.27) and in the 200 medley relay splitting 26.09 in the 50 fly leg…raced in the 50 free (25.38) and 100 free (54.34) vs. No 18 Minnesota…swam the 50 free (25.16) and 100 free (54.41) vs. No. 22 Duke.

High School

High School: A winter junior national qualifier…a four-time CIF State Championship qualifier…was voted the Outstanding Athlete of the Year as a senior at Mount Carmel HS… won the California CIF San Diego Section 2 titles in the 100 free (52.34) and 50 free (23.89) in 2018 after earning silver in both races in 2017…won gold in the 50m free at the USA Swimming Futures Championships in Santa Clara in 2017 at 26.59…an NISCA All-American and USA Swimming Scholastic All-American.

Personal: Born Sept. 12, 2001…daughter of Tawfik and Catherine Gharbaoui…tabbed a scholar athlete in all four years where she made the honor roll and ranked within the top 30 of her class in GPA…volunteered at the North County food bank and Surfrider Foundation.