May 22, 2019
Andrew Nghiem Brings Home Gold from the
2019 HYACK Festival Youth Cup
The Saskatoon Goldfins Swim Club travelled to compete in the 2019 HYACK Festival Youth Cup, May 17 – 20, 2019, New Westminster, BC. The Goldfins were represented by 15 swimmers from the Age Group Performance and AG2 Groups. Goldfins’ Andrew Nghiem was a 4-time medal winner, bringing home: 1 Gold Medal, 2 Silver Medals, and 2 Bronze Medals.
Top 3 Goldfins at the 2019 HYACK Festival Youth Cup:
Andrew Nghiem 120 Points
Hannah Heggstrom 57 Points
Elena Park 45 Points
The Goldfins posted 41 personal best times at this swim meet. Congratulations to Rhett Smith who posted 100% personal best long course times.
Top 3 Most Improved Long Course Events:
Rhett Smith 400 IM “-24.30”
Rhett Smith 100 Backstroke “-17.96”
Andrew Nghiem 400 Freestyle “-12.26”
Congratulations to the Goldfins Girls 4 X 100 Freestyle Relay Team: Hannah Heggstrom, Ana Furmanic, Elena Park, and Daya Wilde who broke the Saskatoon Goldfins Club Long Course record by posting a new time of 4:20.98.
The Goldfins swimmers posted 9 new Swim Saskatchewan Provincial Long Course Qualifying Time Standards.
Saskatchewan AA Long Course Qualifying Time Standards:
Rhett Smith 100 Fly, 100 Backstroke, 200 & 400 IM
Bryce Tierney 100 & 200 Backstroke
Saskatchewan A Long Course Qualifying Time Standards:
Daniel Hofer 200 Freestyle
Bryce Tierney 200 Freestyle
Nathan Vong 100 Fly
The Goldfins are back in action this weekend at the 56th Annual Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet, May 24 – 26, 2019, Vancouver, BC.
Go Goldfins Go!