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.

Get more info on the Spartans at or call 604-858-7946.

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