Six gold for Spartan star

Jessie Gibson earned another seven medals, six of them gold, at a swim meet in Langley.

The Chilliwack Spartans Swim Club sent 22 athletes to the Long Course Invitational, held April 6-7 in Langley.

Jessie Gibson continued to rack up the hardware, winning six races in the 15-and-over girls’ division.

The Spartan star dominated the 50, 100 and 200 metre freestyles.

She added gold medals in the 100 and 200m backstrokes and 100m fly. Gibson wrapped up her day by scoring silver in the 400m freestyle.

In the same division, teammate Erika Sang earned bronze in the 200m individual medley, placing seventh in the 200m freestyle. Sydney Torok finished second in the 800m freestyle, fifth in the 100m fly, sixth in the 400m freestyle and eighth in the 100m freestyle.

Sean Deacon collected double gold in the 10-and-under boys’ division. He placed first in the 50m freestyle and 100m fly.

Deacon added silver medals in the 200 and 400m freestyles and 400m individual medley. He earned bronze in the 100 and 200m backstrokes.

In the same division, Calvin Dumont-Belanger finished fourth in the 200m backstroke. He placed sixth in the 100 and 200m freestyles and 200m individual medley, adding a seventh place showing in the 200m breaststroke.

Meghan Carmichael (11-12 year old girls) placed sixth in the 200m breaststroke and eighth in the 100m breaststroke. Anna Dumont-Belanger finished fourth in the 200m fly, sixth in the 200m individual medley and eighth in the 800m freestyle. Myles Wheeler (11-12 year old boys) swam to silver in the 100 and 200m freestyles and 100m breaststroke. He was fourth in the 200m breaststroke, fifth in the 200 and 400m individual medlies and seventh in the 400m freestyle.

In the same group,  Gabriel Enciso placed fourth in both the 100 and 200m freestyles, fifth in the 100m backstroke, sixth in the 100m breaststroke, seventh in the 50m freestyle and eighth in the 200m individual medley.

Brooke Kienas  (13-14 year old girls) finished sixth in the 100m breaststroke.

Teammate Nadia Strelioff was sixth in the 800m freestyle, seventh in the 100m breaststroke and eighth in the 200m breaststroke.

Conrad Loeppky (13 and 14 year old boys) placed fifth in 200m freestyle, seventh in the 200m individual medley and eighth in the 400m freestyle.

Carlos Encisco was eighth in the 200m freestyle and Aidan Braun was sixth in the 200m freestyle and seventh in the 100m backstroke and 400m freestyle.

Colton Peterson won gold in the 15-and-over boys’ 100m breaststroke and snagged silver in the 200m individual medley and 50m freestyle.

Peterson was fourth in the 400m individual medley, sixth in the 200m breaststroke and seventh in the 200m fly. Carson Olafson finished with double silver in the 100m backstroke and 200m freestyle, adding bronze in the 200m backstroke. He finished fourth in the 50, 100 and 400m freestyles.

Carson Loeppky was fourth in the 100m breaststroke. Grayson Bukkos placed second in the 800m freestyle, fourth in the 100m fly, fifth in the 200m fly and sixth in the 400m freestyle.

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