Making waves in Maple Ridge

Chilliwack's Spartan Swim Club came away with several medals at the Haney Holiday LMR meet in Maple Ridge.

Chilliwack’s Spartan Swim Club sent 10 athletes to the Haney Holiday LMR in Maple Ridge last weekend. The meet was host to 200 competitors from across the Lower Mainland.

Wyatt Hine (11-12 year old boys) had a solid meet, picking up bronze medals in the 100 and 200m breaststrokes. Hine placed fourth in the 50m fly and 400m freestyle, fifth in the 50m freestyle and sixth in the 100m freestyle. In the same division, Conrad Loeppky scored bronze in the 100m backstroke, placed fourth in the 100m breaststroke, fifth in the 200m backstroke and sixth in the 400m freestyle.

In the 13 and 14 year old boys division, Carson Loeppky won three gold medals, taking top spot in the 100m freestyle and fly and 50m breaststroke. Loeppky earned silver in the 50m fly and backstroke and bronze in the 100m backstroke.

Carson Olafson swam to silver in the 800m freestyle.

Alex Coombs finished fourth in the 50m freestyle and sixth in the 400m freestyle. Aiden Braun placed seventh in the 400m freestyle and eighth in the 50m freestyle.

Colton Peterson tackled the 15-and-over age group, earning double gold in the 50m backstroke and 800m freestyle. He finished fourth in the 50m fly.

On the girls side, the Hine sisters turned in fine performances in the 15-and-over division. Kaytlynn Hine scored silver in the 100m fly and 400m freestyle. She added bronze in the 100m freestyle and fifth place finishes in the 50m fly and freestyle and 100m breastroke.

Kila Hine finished first in the 100m fly, second in the 200m freestyle and third in the 100 and 200m backstrokes and 50m fly. She added a sixth place finish in the 800m freestyle.

Tatyanna Strelioff powered her way to first in the 400m free and second in the 100m freestyle. She earned fourth place finishes in the 50m freestyle, 100 and 200m backstrokes and 100m breaststroke.

Get more information on the Spartans by calling 604-858-SWIM.

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