5 Medals for Goldfins' Andrew Nghiem at the HYACK Festival Youth Cup

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!