NINE Gold Medals for BC Swimmers on Final Day of Age Group Champs

The last day of the Age Group Championships began with three gold medals in the 200 I.M. Nina Takahashi, VPSC, 12&U girls, Charlotte Philpotts WVOSC, 14 year old girls and Luke Reilly, WDSC, 14 year old boys, all led the charge. Philpotts returned to the top level of the podium in the 50 Fly. Peter Brothers, IS won the 400 Freestyle for 13&U boys. Danica Ludlow, PGB, Michael McDonald, LOSC and Amy Sun all took gold in the 400 Freestyle. The 12&U UBC Dolphins 4x100 Medley relay team of Nina Takahashi, Taylor Reilly, Clarissa Tan and Heather Lam were also golden on the night.

The final event of the meet was the Provincial 4x100 Freestyle relay. The girls team of, Amy Sun WVOSC, Danica Ludlow PGB, Laura Sze VPSC and Charlotte Philpotts WVOSC claimed second spot. The boys team of Kyle Polednik SKSC, Edward Zhao VPSC, Zac Parkes UVIC-PCS and Dylan Srepel KCS were fifth.

Silver medalists:


  • 200 I.M; Kierra Smith LLSC 16-18
  • 400 Freestyle; Edwin Zhao PSW 13&U
  • 400 Medley Relay;
    • UVIC-PCS 14&U girls (Salin Bol, Lauren McMillan, Rosie Moulton, Hanna Carter)
    • UBC 15&U boys (Travis Kam, Brian Lo, Tommy Martin, Edward Zhao


Bronze medalists:


  • 200 I.M.; James Dergousoff Chena 13&U, Haley Black PGB 13 years
  • 50 Fly; Samantha Corea VPSC, 16-18
  • 400 Freestyle; Zac Parkes UVIC-PCS 16 years
  • 400 Medley Relay
    • IS 14&U girls (Heidi Bradley, Cassandra Purdon, Caroline Macdonald, Sarah Mabee-Hall)