Chilliwack swimmer finishes first at Lower Mainland Regional meet

Chilliwack Spartan athlete Halle Causton outswam elite competition in Richmond.

The Chilliwack Spartans sent a group of girls to Richmond last weekend for a Lower Mainland Regional meet.

Halle Causton grabbed gold in the 14-and-over division, leading the field in the 400 metre individual medley. She was sixth in the 200m backstroke.

JiXiang Li just missed the podium with a fourth place finish in the 100m backstroke. She was fifth in the 200m individual medley and seventh in the 200m backstroke and 400m freestyle.

Taegan Factor was eighth in the 200m individual medley. Eden Grant was eighth in the 200m freestyle and seventh in the 50m backstroke and Alexis Grant was sixth in the 100m butterfly and eighth in the 50m backstroke.

Alexis Reid reached the podium in the 12-13 year old girls group, placing second in the 200m backstroke. She finished fifth in the 200m individual medley and sixth in the 200m freestyle.

Maresha Manulak swam to fifth in the 50m backstroke.

Kaytlin Muxlow tackled the 10-and-under division, placing eighth in the 50m butterfly.

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