Spartans impress at Kamloops Classic

Colton Peterson's six medals led Chilliwack's Spartan Swim Club at last weekend's massive meet.

Thirty two Chilliwack Spartan swimmers travelled to Kamloops last weekend for the Kamloops Classic meet.

Four hundred and fifty swimmers from across BC and Alberta attended. Collectively, the Spartan contingent finished fourth overall.

Colton Peterson accounted for six medals on his own, including four gold.

Competing in the 15 and over boys division, Peterson topped everyone in the 50 metre fly, 100m breaststroke and 200 and 400m individual medleys. He bagged bronze in the 200m backstroke and freestyle.

Carson Olafson just missed matching him. Olafson won three gold, in the 100 and 200m freestyles and 200m backstroke. He was second in the 50m fly and backstroke and third in the 100m fly. Grayson Bukkos earned bronze in the 100m freestyle, finishing fourth in the 200m freestyle. Carson Loeppky was sixth in the 50m and 100m breaststrokes.

Jessie Gibson won double gold in the 15 and over girls group, taking top spot in the 100 and 200m freestyles. She got bronze in the 100m fly and 200m backstroke, finishing fourth in the 200m IM. Nadia Strelioff swam to sixth in the 200m breaststroke.

Wyatt Hine snagged three medals in the 13-14 year old boys division, including gold in the 50m breaststroke. He scored silver in the 100m breaststroke and bronze in the 200m breaststroke. In the 13-14 year old girls group, Brooke Kienas finished fifth in the 100m fly and 50, 100 and 200m freestyles. Kara Wismer was fifth in the 200m backstroke.

Myles Wheeler had a great day in the 11-12 year old boys division, winning the 100m breaststroke. He added silver in the 50m breaststroke and double-bronze in the 200m breaststroke and freestyles. He was fourth in the 200m individual medley.

Sean Deacon kept pace with silver in the 50m fly and bronze in the 100m freestyle. He was fourth in the 200m freestyle and fly.

Calvin Dumont was eighth in the 200m fly.

In the 11-12 year old girls group, Anna Dumont-Belanger finished fourth in the 200m freestyle and fly.

Owen Godin (10 and under boys) won silver in the 50m fly.

Halle Causton (10 and under girls) won two medals, taking silver in the 200m individual medley and bronze in the 100m fly.

Teammate Kyra Langer was seventh in the 100m fly.

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