2004 INDUCTION TO THE RHODE ISLAND AQUATIC HALL OF FAME
Chris Holt compiled a dominating record in his swimming career in Rhode Island. Perhaps his most impressive accomplishment was setting two Interscholastic swimming records which he held for over ten years: 1:45.70 in the 200yard freestyle set in 1989, and a 4:43.03 in the 500yard freestyle set in 1990. In his career swimming at Providence College, Chris set team records in the 200 and 500 yard Freestyle, the 200 yard Butterfly, the 200 and 400 yard Individual Medley, and 800yard Freestyle Relay.
Chris started swimming at the Kent County YMCA, continued on to Little Rhody Aquatic Club. While at Little Rhody, he won numerous age group and senior swimming championships and he swam in the USS National Junior Olympics. Chris was a Rhode Island Interscholastic All-State swimmer at Bishop Hendricken where he captained the 1990 team to its first championship in seven years. He was the 1990 Rhode Island Interscholastic Swimmer of the Year and culminated his swimming career at Providence. Chris set a record in the Save-the-Bay Swim and worked as a lifeguard at the Narragansett Town Beach. Currently, Chris is a lawyer in New York City.