July 31, 2017
Thunderbolts show their strength at the Canadian Junior Championships
Six athletes from the Thunder Bay Thunderbolts travelled to the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre this past week to compete in the RBC Canadian Junior Championships to show what Northwestern Ontario has to offer. These athletes did not disappoint, finishing the week with 15 Finals – 5 A and 10 B and many personal best swim times and successes .
Emma , who will be heading to Idaho for university this fall finished the week with a total of 5 Final swims. She made A Finals in the 100 and 400 Freestyle and the 200 IM and B Finals in the 400 IM and the 200 Freestyle. With these swims she also accompli shed 2 Trials cuts.
Lindsay raced in the 200 IM B Final. Lindsay will be attending and racing in the Canada Games with coach Stu M cLean attending as an assistant Coach. She will be racing in the 400 and 200IM, 200 and 400 Freestyle, 200 Back and 50 Breaststroke events between August 7 and 11. She is also registered as a member of the 4x200 free relay team.
Cameron Johnsen raced a B Final in the 200 Breaststroke event and reached a personal best.
Zoe Hunt had 2 A Finals in the 100 and 200M breaststroke events and a B Final in the 400 Freestyle and swam a personal best time.
Hannah Johnsen raced an A Final in the 400 IM and swam so well she made the 14 year old Trial cut. She also raced in the B Finals for the 100 and 200M back and the 200 IM with personal bests.
Isabel Harri raced a B Final in the 200 Breast and achieved a personal best.
The Bolts wish Lindsay and Stu the best of luck at the Canada Games and look forward to a fast 2017/2018 swim season.