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West Essex Swimmer Breaks Essex County Record

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Tim Barth of North Caldwell broke the Essex County record in the 200m individual medley. Credits: Allison Freeman
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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - On Jan. 19, West Essex High School (WEHS) varsity swimmer Tim Barth broke the Essex County and Super Essex Conference record in the 200 metres individual medley.

Barth, a WEHS senior and North Caldwell resident, finished with a time of 1:54.61. His time qualified him for the individual state championships on February 28. Barth has previously qualified for the 200 Freestyle, 100 Butterfly, 500 Freestyle and 100 Backstroke.
 

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