Goldfins Medal at the 2019 Speedo Western Canadian Championships

Saskatoon Goldfins Medal at the 2019 Speedo Western Canadian Championships

The Saskatoon Goldfins Swim Club brought home 5 medals from the 2019 Speedo Western Canadian Championships this past weekend in Edmonton, AB.  Brayden Hemeon won a Bronze Medal in the 200M Breaststroke.  Blake Tierney visited the podium 4 times; winning 3 Silver Medals: 400M Individual Medley, 400 and 800M Freestyle.  Blake won Bronze Medal in the 100M Backstroke.

Goldfins broke 10 Long Course Records at this national championship swim meet:

Provincial Long Course Male 15 – 17 Years Records:

Blake Tierney: 50M Backstroke

Brayden Hemeon: 50, 100, and 200M Breaststroke


Saskatoon Goldfins Male 15 – 17 Years Club Records:

Blake Tierney: 50M Backstroke, 50M Fly, 400M IM

Brayden Hemeon: 50, 100, and 200M Breaststroke


The Goldfins swimmers posted 11 new National Qualifying Time Standards:

Canadian Swimming Trials:

Brayden Hemeon: 50M Breaststroke

Blake Tierney: 50M Backstroke & 800M Freestyle


Canadian Swimming Championships:

Brayden Hemeon: 100 & 200M Breaststroke

Blake Tierney: 50M Fly


Canadian Junior Championships:

Blake Tierney: 400M Freestyle & 100 Fly

Nathan Vong: 200M Breaststroke


Female - 13 – 17 – 4 X 100M Freestyle Relay:

Shanna Tierney, Caeli Granger, Kylie Flynn, Maclaren Burwell


Male – 14 – 18 – 4 X 100M Medley Relay:

Blake Tierney, Brayden Hemeon, Jayden Bilous, Nathan Vong


Goldfins scored 323 Individual Points and 54 Relay Points finishing with a team total of 377 Points.  The Goldfins posted 23 Personal Best Times. 


Top 3 Goldfins:

Blake Tierney              167 Points

Brayden Hemeon         85 Points

Jayden Bilous               37 Points


The Top 3 Goldfins Most Improved Events:

Shanna Tierney           1500M Freestyle         -18.53

Blake Tierney                800M Freestyle        -  9.02

Blake Tierney                400M Freestyle        -  5.92


The Goldfins will be back in action at the 2019 Lasers Invitational Swim Meet – May 3 – 4, 2019 – Saskatoon, SK.