Thirty members of the club competed in Markham at Ontario Division Three Team Championships. Our goal was to be within the top three-we weren’t sure we would end up there after Friday evening session, and Saturday’s sessions. We moved from 8th, to 5th then third and stayed there!
Club records: Josie E broke two long standing short course club records in 100 meter backstroke (1:07.53) as well as the 400 Individual Medley (5:16.25). Edwards also broke the long course 100 backstroke (1:10.10) and 200 backstroke (2:33.14). Other long course records set include: Maggie S 50 meter freestyle (28.10) and 200 meter freestyle (2:14.60). Calum K 100 breaststroke (1:11.81) and 200 breaststroke (2:37.47). Hughie E 200 breaststroke (2:50.69) and Matt F in the 100 backstroke (1:00.32).
Provincial Qualifiers: Caleb N in 100 butterfly, Calum K in 200 Individual Medley, Maggie S 50 freestyle and Owen R in 100 backstroke. Hayley F made Provincial Festivals in 100 and 200 butterfly.
Top point scorer was Blythe W who won all five of her events earning 45 points. She won gold in 100 butterfly, 50 freestyle, 50 backstroke, 100 backstroke and 200 Individual Medley.
Lots of fast swimming and relays! Excellent job swimmers!