July 9, 2018
Bolts Head So uth of the Border
Seventeen Thunder Bay Thunderbolts travelled to Minneapolis this past weekend to compete in the 2018 Minnesota Aquajets Summer Invitational held at the University of Minnesota Pool. The meet was a large scale meet with over 700 swimmers attending and t he Bolts once again proved that they are a force to be reckoned with. In the 14 and under category Hannah Johnsen raced to 3 Gold, 3 Silver and a Bronze medal and teammate Isabel Harri raced to a Gold, a Silver and a Bronze medal. Continu ing the streak in the 15 and over category were Lindsay Puhalski who is bringing home a Gold and 2 Silver medals and teammate Zoe Hunt, who raced to a Bronze in the 200 Breaststroke event. Cameron Johnsen represented the Bolts well, pulling in 1 Gold medal and 2 Bronze medals in breaststroke events in the male 15 and over category. Other swimmers who achieved top 10 finishes in their final swims were Emma Adamson, Jamie Puhalski and Emma Schlyter . The Bolts are back in the water training for the final meet of the season – the upcomi ng Canadian Junior Nationals will be held in Winnipeg MB from July 25-30. For more information visit the Bolts website at www.thunderbolts.ca.