April 19, 2018
Penner represents DSSC at 2018 Speedo Western Canadian Championships
Delta Sungod Swim Club had a strong showing last weekend as Hailey Penner (15) travelled to Saanich, BC to represent the team at the Speed Western Canadian Championships. Penner was in attendance from April 12-15th at the Saanich Commonwealth Place pool which hosted the best young swimmers from around the lower mainland.
The championship meet requires swimmers to achieve a specific time standard based on their age and event to be eligible to attend the meet. Penner qualified herself for 3 swims throughout the competition. During the 4 days she raced in prelim swims, which are swam in the morning, and qualified herself to race a second swim in finals during the evening in the 200 Butterfly. Final swims are determinded by the Top 16 times swam during prelims per event. Penner was able to achieve 2 personal bests throughout the weekend in the 200 butterfly and 400 IM.
Hailey Penner (15) Results:
11th 200 fly 2:29.25
18th 400 IM 5:20.55
26th 200 IM 2:32.11
Up next for Team Sungod is JDI April 21-22nd at UBC, Pass Meet #5 April 21 and Team Sungods Swim-a-thon April 28th. For more information on DSSC programs including fees, practice times, expectations and requirements to join visit www.teamsungod.ca or call 604-345-5912. DSSC has ongoing registration throughout the season so it is never too late to start. Dragons Learn To Compete groups swim 1x, 2x or 3x per week depending on your schedule.