Five medals for Spartan swimmers

Chilliwack's Spartan Swim Club collected five medals at the AA BC Provincials, held at the Landing Leisure Centre.

Chilliwack Spartan swimmers used home-pool advantage to win five medals at last weekend’s BC AA Provincials.

The Spartans hosted the largest-ever AA meet at the Landing Leisure Centre, welcoming 400 elite athletes.

Brooke Kienas was a double-medalist in the 14 and over girls division.

She grabbed gold in the 200 metre individual medley and bronze in the 200m freestyle, finishing fifth in the 100m freestyle.

Teammate Sydney Torok stepped it up with silver in the 800m freestyle and bronze in the 400m freestyle.

Nadia Strelioff narrowly missed the podium, with a fourth place finish in the 400m IM. She was seventh in the 200m IM and eighth in the 800m freestyle.

Kara Wismer (12-13 year old girls) bagged bronze in the 200m backstroke, finishing fifth in the 100m backstroke. Teammate Anna Dumont-Belanger was seventh in the 400m individual medley.

In the 14 and over boys event, Conrad Loeppky battled to bronze in the 100m breaststroke.

Myles Wheeler raced in the boys 12-13 year old category, finishing fifth in the 1500m freestyle and eighth in the 400m freestyle.

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