The 2017 SwimBC AA LC Championships came to a close on Sunday as swimmers from all around the province looked to cap off the meet with a strong finish. Day 3 events for both boys and girls included 200m Breaststroke, 400m Freestyle, 200m Backstroke, and 100m Freestyle.
Highlights from finals included Sheigh Gaudette (SPART) continuing her Breaststroke dominance by claiming another gold in the Girls 14 & Over 200m Breaststroke with a time of 2:45.24. She previously took home 1st place in the 100m Breastoke on Friday. Nolan Knox (PN) dropped a total of 16.11 seconds en route to a gold medal in the Boys 12-13 400m Free, touching in at a time of 4:57.66. One of the closest events of the night was the Girls 11 & Under 200m Backstroke, where Leah Soetaert (EVOSC) snatched the gold medal with a time of 2:51.82. Not far behind, Liberty Vaughan (PGB) and Jorja Olver (PSW) finished 2nd and 3rd with the times of 2:51.82 and 2:52.89 respectively. Making either an ‘A’ or a ‘B’ final in everything he swam, Ben Say (KISU) capped off the meet with a 2nd place finish in the Boys 14 & Over 100m Freestyle with a best time of 58.14.
Thank you to all the athletes, coaches, volunteers, officials, and parents for putting on an amazing meet! A big congratulations to all the swimmers who competed this weekend as well!
Final Team Scores: