Spartans splash at West Coast Open

Chilliwack’s Spartan Swim Club sent 28 athletes to the Richmond West Coast Open meet last weekend.

The meet involved 530 swimmers from across the province.

Jessie Gibson was a standout in the 13-14 year old girls division, taking double gold in the 200 metre fly and backstroke.

She added silver in the 200m freestyle and bronze in the 50m freestyle. In the same division, Emily Henderson pushed her way to silver in the 50m fly.

In the 13-14 year old boys division Colton Peterson claimed gold in the 100 and 200m breaststrokes. He added silver in the 50m breaststroke and bronze in the 50m fly.

Carson Olafson was able to splash to second in the 100m fly.

In the 15-and-over boys division, Jordan Torok walked away with second place finishes in the 200m fly and backstroke while placing third in the 50 and 100m flies.

Kyungjin Park (11-12 year old boys) placed seventh in the 100m butterfly with Nadia Marie (11-12 year old girls) placing eighth in the 50m breast and backstroke.

Get more Spartans info at www.spartanswimclub.com.

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