Deacon dominant in 100 metre races

Chilliwack Spartan swimmers collected many medals at last weekend's Kamloops Classic Swim Meet.

Sean Deacon grabbed two gold medals at last weekend’s Kamloops Classic Swim Meet.

In the 10-and-under boys category, the Chilliwack Spartan swimmer won the 100m freestyle and fly, adding a silver in the 200m freestyle and double bronze in the 50m and 100m backstrokes. Deacon narrowly missed the podium in three other races, finishing fourth in the 50m freestyle and fly and 200m individual medley.

Deacon and company took on 400+ competitors from across the province.

In the same age group, Calvin Dumont-Belanger finished fourth in the 100m fly, sixth in the 100m backstroke and 200m individual medley and seventh in the 100m freestyle.

Jessie Gibson continued her strong season in the 15-and-over girls division, scoring silver in the 100 and 200m flies and 200m freestyle. She won bronze in the 100m freestyle, finishing sixth in the 100m backstroke and seventh in the 50m freestyle.

Carson Olafson and Colton Peterson combined for many medals in the 15-and-over boys division.

Olafson was first in the 50 and 100m backstrokes and second in the 50m freestyle. He finished fourth in the 100m freestyle and fifth in the 200m freestyle and 100m fly.

Peterson snagged silver in the 100m breaststroke and bronze in the 100m freestyle. He finished fourth in the 50 and 200m breaststrokes, sixth in the 200m fly and eighth in the 100m fly.

In the 11-12 year old girls group, Anna Dumont-Belanger was seventh in the 200m butterfly.

In the 11-12 year old boys group, Myles Wheeler was fourth in the 50 and 100m breaststrokes and sixth in the 200m breaststroke.

In the 13-14 year old boys group, Conrad Loeppky was eighth in the 50m breaststroke.

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