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Virginia Man, 45, Drowns During Competitive Lake Swim Race

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    Virginia Man, 45, Drowns During Competitive Lake Swim Race

    A 45-year-old man drowned during a competitive swim race in Virginia, authorities say. 

    Kevin Ruby's body was recovered from Lake Audubon in Reston on Monday, a day after he was reported missing after the 31st annual Jim McDonnell Lake Swim. Fairfax County police Lt. Eli Cory says each swimmer had a tracking bracelet, and while Ruby finished the first of two laps, the bracelet didn't show he returned. 

    Ruby's death is the second in the 2-mile race in three years. Another swimmer suffered a heart attack in 2015. 

    Cory says that authorities don't suspect foul play. A medical examiner will determine cause of death. 

    The Falls Church man swan in college at Brown University and was using the race to prepare for June's Great Chesapeake Bay Swim.