10-feet alligator takes stroll across Florida golf course, Who is Billy Mansfield? He transferred his nationality in 2016 to swim for Hong Kong and was training for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Florida State men’s swimming and diving team continued to make strides in 2019-20 thanks to its youth paired with senior leadership. Lastly, we wish to respect his family’s privacy during this difficult time and will have no further comment.". She went on to set two additional world records as a five-time Olympian and 12-time Olympic medalist. © 2016 University of Florida Alumni Association. Shocking news to hear of the passing of my competitor but most of all, friend - Kenneth To. He was loved and respected by his teammates and friends and he will be greatly missed by all who knew him. “Owner of many Hong Kong national swimming records, Kenneth To was a reference and example for the youth in the territory,” the Switzerland-based governing body said. The Official Athletic Site of the Miami Hurricanes, partner of WMT Digital. To won six medals for Australia at the 2010 Youth Olympics in Singapore, including gold in the 400-meter medley. Kenneth To, a swimmer who won a silver medal for Australia at the 2013 world championships, has died after becoming ill while training at the University of Florida. According to the Gator Swim Club, To died Monday evening shortly after starting practice. The exact cause of death is unknown at this time. Serial killer linked to Spring Hill ‘house of horrors’, Florida ghost stories: 8 most-haunted locations in Tampa Bay, ‘If we were torturing, I’d be in jail’: Owner of America’s scariest haunted house addresses criticism. That's according to the latest data from TargetSmart in addition to the U.S. Trump, Biden campaign across the country in final push before Election Day. Kenneth To, an international swimming star who was training for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, died Monday after he reported feeling unwell at a practice in Florida… All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. He was 26. TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - With early voting coming to a close and Election Day just days away, it’s now too late for mail-in ballots to be sent back by mail. Her career of longevity and greatness has placed her among the greatest swimmers of all time. The club sent the following statement: It is with much sorrow that we report that one of our professional swimmers, 26-year-old Kenneth To, passed away last night shorty after beginning practice. So if you’ve lost track of time but still want your vote to count, what are your options? You will be able to reserve a lane and a time that you would like to come to the pool. ... Tokyo Olympics. Tampa Bay snowbird’s mail ballot disappears days before November election deadline, Crooks targeting grandparents, Pinellas Co. woman loses $19,000 in scheme, Halloween safety: Finding sex offenders in your neighborhood, COVID-19 death toll could be higher than Florida’s data shows, CDC says. By age 14, she had set her first world record in swimming, and at age 41 she was the oldest swimmer to earn a spot on the United States Olympic team. Florida vote by mail: Can you get two mail ballots for the same election? Kenneth To, a swimmer who won a silver medal for Australia at the 2013 world championships, has died in Gainesville, where he was training for the 2020 Olympics. Florida-born multi-media journalist pays special attention to issues in St. Johns County. The official 2020-21 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster for the Michigan Wolverines He transferred his nationality in 2016 to swim for Hong Kong and was training for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. To won six medals for Australia at the 2010 Youth Olympics in Singapore, including gold in the 400-meter medley. World swimming body FINA said it learned of To’s death “with immense sadness.”. Born in Hong Kong, To's family moved to Australia when he was young. "Gator Swim Club, our coaching staff, and our members are deeply shocked and saddened and offer Kenneth’s family our sincerest condolences. Q. Above all else, we prepare Students for life. Torres came to the University of Florida on an athletic scholarship in 1985 and earned 28 All-American swimming honors, the maximum number possible during a collegiate career.