Chilliwack Spartan swimmer shines at Hyack Fall in Finals meet

Anna Dumont Belanger collected 2 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze at a meet in Burnaby.

Chilliwack’s Spartan Swim Club competed in the Hyack Fall in Finals meet, which was held two weekends ago at the Burnaby City Center Aquatic Complex.

Anna Dumont Belanger was one of the stars of the meet, showing why she is among the most well-rounded swimmers in the province. Competing in the 16-and-over girls’ group, she came away with wins in the 200m individual medley and 1500m freestyle, placing second in 100 and 200m backstrokes and 200m breaststroke. Dumont-Belanger finished third in the 50m backstroke and 200m fly.

Kara Wismer powered her way to top four finishes in each of her races, including wins in the 50 and 100m breaststrokes. She was second in the 100m freestyle and third in the 200m freestyle, finishing fourth in the 100 and 200m backstrokes.

Tobyn Smith smashed her personal best with a solid swim in the 400m individual medley.

Competing in the 15 year old girls’ group, Sheigh Gaudette produced a second place finish in the 50m breaststroke and a fourth place finish in the 100m breaststroke. Mackenzie Campbell managed a fourth place finish in the 100 metre backstroke. Brooklyn Gerber was third in the 200m breaststroke.

Sixteen year old Meghan Carmichael came away with a top-two finish in the 50m breaststroke.

Emily De Jager continued her dominance, swimming to second place in the 50m freestyle and 200m individual medley.

She added a third place finish in the 50m fly.

Competing in the 14 year old boys’ group, her brother, James De Jager, won the 100m fly with a personal best time of 1:06.39.

Competing in the 15-and-over boys’ group, Ryan Han finished in the top five in the 50, 100, and 200 breaststrokes. Wyatt Hine powered his way to second and third place finishes in the same events.

Miles Wheeler placed third in the 800m freestyle, improving his personal-best time by over 10 seconds. He tacked on a second place finish in the 400m freestyle, a third place finish in the 200m freestyle and a fourth place finish in the 200m fly.

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