Six golds for Spartans

Chilliwack’s Spartan Swim Club hosted the Short-Course AA Provincials last weekend at the Landing Leisure Centre, welcoming 365 of the top swimmers in B.C.

The Spartans utilized home-pool advantage to reel in six gold medals, two silvers and seven bronze.

The best results came in the 13-year-old girls division, where a pair of Spartans won two gold apiece.

Emily Henderson placed first in the 100 metre fly and 200m freestyle, adding a third place finish in the 200m individual medley.

Teammate Sydney Torok took top spot in the 400m freestyle and individual medley, adding a third in the 800m freestyle.

In the 15-and-over girls division, Alanna See picked up a gold medal in the 800m freestyle, adding silver in the 200m fly.

Ben Holwerda (13-year-old boys) earned the final Chilliwack gold in the 100m fly.

Bronze medals went to Eduard Stanciu (13-year-old boys) in the 200m backstroke and Jimmy Stewart (15-and-over boys) in the 200m backstroke.

Chilliwack’s relay team of See, Kelsy Langille, Nicole Mulligan and Stephanie Duncombe won second in the 4x50m freestyle and third in the 4x50m medley.

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