Christmas cheer for Spartans at Santa meet

The Chilliwack Spartans used home-pool advantage to rack up the medals at their own Santa Swim Meet.

The Spartans swept up the medals at their home Santa Swim Meet, held last weekend at the Landing Leisure Centre.

The meet welcomed 260 swimmers and the Spartans came away with the highest combined point total.

Calvin Dumont-Belanger was one of the big guns, scoring six gold medals in the 11 year old boys division.

Brooke Kienas matched him, swimming in the 14 and over girls division. Kienas grabbed gold in the 50, 100 and 400 metre freestyles, 100 and 200m backstrokes and 100m backstroke.

Barrett Catalfamo nearly matched her in the same division with wins in the 100 and 200m flies, 200 and 400m individual medleys and 200m breaststroke.

She was second in the 100m breaststroke.

Tobyn Smith collected five golds in the 11 year old girls group, placing first in the 100 and 200m flies, 200 and 400m IMs and 100m backstroke.

In that same division, Jaelyn Bjornerud-Brown won the 100 and 200m freestyles.

Madeleine Charest won the 100 and 200m breaststrokes and Halle Causton finished first in the 200m backstroke.

Ryan Han produced three gold in the 12-13 year old boys division, topping the field in the 100m breaststroke, 200m freestyle and 400m IM.

In the same division, Myles Wheeler swam well and finished first in the 100 and 200m flies and 200m breaststroke.

Carson Loeppky (14 and over boys) collected double gold in the 100m fly and breaststroke, placing second in the 100m freestyle, 200m breaststroke and 200m IM.

In the 12-13 year old girls group, Kara Wismer won four gold medals in the 100 and 200m breaststrokes and 100 and 200m backstrokes.

McKenna Postles got gold in the 200 and 400m freestyles.

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