Chilliwack Spartan swimmers star at Lower Mainland championships

Twelve Spartans joined a field of 500+ at a meet hosted by the Richmond Rapids swim club.

The Chilliwack Spartans had 12 swimmers in the pool at the B.C. Lower Mainland Championships, which were held Feb. 17-18 in Richmond.

In the 14 and over category, Meghan Carmichael won gold in the 50m breaststroke and placed seventh in the 200m breaststroke. Natasha Hawkenson was third in the 50m backstroke and seventh in the 200m breaststroke.

In a busy 12-13 year old division, Taegan Factor won silver in the 100m backstroke, finishing fourth in the 100m fly, fifth in the 200m individual medley and eighth in the 200m freestyle.

Eden Grant won bronze in the 50m backstroke and fly and was seventh in the 50m freestyle.

Carter Janzen won bronze in the 50m breaststroke. He was fifth in the 200m IM and sixth in the 200m breaststroke.

Kyra Langer scored silver in the 100m fly and bagged bronze in the 200m breaststroke, finishing fourth in the 200m IM.

JiXiang Li won bronze in the 400m freestyle, finishing seventh in the 100 and 200m breaststrokes and eighth in the 200m IM.

Christopher Hirch competed in the 10 and under division, placing fourth in the 50m backstroke, fifth in the 100m fly and seventh in the 50m fly and 200m freestyle. Amya Carlson placed sixth in the 50m breaststroke and eighth in the 50m backstroke.

Just Posted

UPDATE: IHIT now on case of woman shot seven months ago in Chilliwack

Stanny Carr, 43, gunned down on Aug. 8, 2018, died March 6

PHOTOS: 2019 Everest Canadian Senior Curling Championships in Chilliwack

The national senior curling bonspiel is the first big event at the new Chilliwack Curling Club

Children’s drawings brighten up Chilliwack business

Student artwork chosen for exterior vinyl wrap at graphics company

New Chilliwack film fest showcases teen cinematography

The inaugural Chilliwack Student Film Festival is open to kids in Grades 9 to 12

VIDEO: 13-year-old killed in B.C. crash that involved five kids

The children range in age from six to 17.

MPs denounce leaked reports of Trudeau-JWR clash over Supreme Court pick

Opposition MPs called the leaks an act of desperation meant to smear Wilson-Raybould

Study says B.C.’s housing policies mean drug users can be targeted for eviction

The study involves 50 people living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

VIDEO: Homicide team called in after three killed in Surrey car crash

Investigators ask public to come forward with information, dashcam video

Stranger climbs onto B.C. family’s second-floor balcony, lights fire in barbecue

Incident in Abbotsford terrifies family with two-year-old boy

UPDATED: Sailings resume after BC Ferries boat hits Langdale terminal

The Queen of Surrey is stuck on the dock, causing delays to Horseshoe Bay trips

Eviction halted for B.C. woman deemed ‘too young’ for seniors’ home

Zoe Nagler, 46, had been given notice after living in the seniors complex in Comox for six years

Coroner’s inquest announced for Victoria teen’s overdose death

Elliot Eurchuk was 16 years old when he died of an opioid overdose at his Oak Bay home

Vancouver Island home to B.C.’s luckiest lotto store

Five million-dollar winners have bought tickets from same Port Alberni corner store

Most Read