Spartans excel at Olympians meet

Chilliwack swimmers racked up first place finishes at the Olympians swim meet in Langley.

 

Twenty-five Spartan swimmers represented Chilliwack at the Olympians Swim Meet, held March 31 to April 1 in Langley.

The locals competed in a field of 250 swimmers, producing an impressive medal haul.

Jordan Torok (15 and over boys) was a triple gold winner, taking top spot in the 100m fly, 400m individual medley and 800m freestyle. Torok added second in the 50 and 400m freestyles. Spartan teammate Carson Olafson was second in the 200m freestyle and third in the 100m freestyle and backstroke.

Justin Awrey placed third in the 100m breaststroke and fourth in the 800m freestyle.

Lucas Simpson swam to sixth in the 800m freestyle.

David Lavin placed fifth in the 100m fly, 100m freestyle and 200m fly. He finished sixth in the 200m backstroke and 50m freestyle, and seventh in the 100m backstroke.

Carson Loeppky (13-14 year old boys) was third in the 100m and 200m fly, fourth in the 100m breaststroke and sixth in the 200m individual medley. Ben Holwerda fought his way to third in the 200m individual medley and seventh in the 100m breaststroke.

Wyatt Hine (11-12 year old boys) finished first in the 50m freestyle and placed eighth in the 100 and 200m breaststrokes and 200m freestyle.

In the same group, Conrad Loeppky raced his way to fifth in the 200m individual medley, seventh in the 200m breaststroke and eighth in the 200m fly.

Sean Deacon (10 and under boys) splashed his way to fifth in the 200m backstroke, sixth in the 50m freestyle and seventh in the 100m breaststroke.

On the girls side, Jessie Gibson (13-14 year old girls) racked up double gold in the 100m freestyle and 200m fly, scoring silver in the 800m freestyle.

Sydney Torok had a strong showing in the 800m freestyle, placing fifth.

Kaytlynn Hine (15 and over girls) swam to seventh in the 200m backstroke while her sister Kila finished third in the 800m freestyle, fourth in the 200m fly, sixth in the 200m backstroke and seventh in the 100m fly and 400m freestyle.

Kelsy Langille powered her way to third in the 400m freestyle and 200m fly, adding fourth place finishes in the 100m freestyle and backstroke and fifth place showings in the 200m individual medley and 100m fly.

Erika Sang finished fourth in the 200m freestyle and fifth in the 50m freestyle. Sang was sixth in the 100m breaststroke and backstroke and 200m individual medley, placing seventh in the 100m freestyle.

For more information on the Spartan Swim Club, visit spartanswimclub.com, email spartans@spartanswimclub.com or call 604-858-7946.