Spartan swimmers score silver at provincials

Jessie Gibson and Carson Olafson shone at the AAA Championships in Victoria, netting six silver and five bronze between them.

Chilliwack’s Spartan Swim Club sent seven swimmers to the BC AAA Championships in Victoria last weekend. A record 750 athletes competed in the meet, and locals captured 11 medals.

Jessie Gibson competed in the 15-year-old girls division.

She earned silver medals in the 100 and 200 metre flies and 100m freestyle.

Gibson added double bronze in the 200m freestyle and individual medley.

She was fourth in the 200m backstroke.

Carson Olafson competed in the 15-year-old boys division, almost mirroring Gibson’s results.

Olafson captured silver in the 100m fly and 200 and 400m freestyles.

He scored three bronze medals in the 100m backstroke and freestyle and 1500m freestyle.

Olafson added a fourth place finish in the 200m fly.

In the same division, Grayson Bukkos swam his way to seventh in the 200m fly and freestyle.

For more information on the Spartans call 604-8258-SWIM(7946).

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