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Tier 2 Summer Championships Review

SwimBC Tier 2 Summer Championships Review

On Friday Sidney and Lucas raced to best times in the 200m Freestyle, Olivia was under her best time in the 200m Backstroke, Jessica and Sidney both had big drops in the 100m Breaststroke and Cami, Olivia and Lucas raced to best times in the 400m Individual Medley! In finals Quincy finished in 8th place in both her 800m Freestyle and 200m Freestyle events! Jessica finished 4th overall in the 100m Breaststroke breaking her team record in the event! Olivia raced to 8th place after setting a new team record in heats! Our 4x50m Medley Relay teams were fantastic! Olivia, Jessica, Morgan and Quincy sprinted to a Silver medal, our top relay placing ever at a Provincial Championships! Olivia set a new best 50m Backstroke time of 33.46, Jessica was under her best with a 34.30 breaststroke, Morgan was a very fast 50m Butterfly leg of 30.14 and Quincy had a great finish to race to second! Cami, Jade, Sidney and Natalie had incredible swims in their relay, Cami had a great 50m Backstroke, Jade set her best 50m Breaststroke time, Sidney was under her best 50m Butterfly time and Natalie raced to a 29.10 in her freestyle leg!

We had more great swimming on Saturday with five final swims! In heats Lucas dropped time in his 100m Freestyle, Sidney had a big drop to race to her Westerns time in the 200m Breaststroke! Olivia, Natalie and Lucas all set new bests in the 100m Butterfly and Olivia set another best time in the 400m Freestyle! In finals, Quincy lowered her team record in the 100m Freestyle finishing 9th overall! Jessica improved her Canadian Junior Championships qualifying time in the 200m Breaststroke to finish 6th overall! Sidney raced under 3:00 again to finish 15th in the event after entering the event 32nd! In the 100m Butterfly, Olivia had another impressive improvement finishing 4th, qualifying for Westerns and lowering her team record! Quincy finished 8th in the 400m Freestyle! Saturday had two mixed relays and they were both great with Lucas and Josh having incredible fast splits in both races! In the 4x50m Freestyle Relay Quincy had a great start, Josh broke 28 with a 27.90, Lucas raced to a very fast 26.17 and Morgan had a strong finish! In the 4x50m Medley Relay Cami got the team off to a fast start, Jessica was an incredibly fast 33.55 in her 50m Breaststroke, Josh set a time of 30.88 in the butterfly and Lucas was again well under his best in the freestyle!

Sunday racing added three more final swims to our team and two more medals! Quincy raced to a Silver Medal in the 50m Freestyle, finishing with a time of 27.36! Natalie tied her best time in the event. In the 100m Backstroke Jessica raced to 10th overall taking off two seconds between heats and finals. Also in the 100m Backstroke Olivia raced to her best time and Cami just missed hers. In the 200m Individual Medley, Olivia set the team record in both heats and finals finishing 11th overall with a time of 2:33.18 which was under the Western cut! Sidney raced to a best time in her 200m Individual Medley! Finals started off with the 4x50m Freestyle Relay. Our 14 and under girls raced to a Bronze Medal in the event with everyone stepping up for the team! Quincy led off with a 27.58, Natalie broke 29 for the first time with a time of 28.82, Jessica went her best 29.00 and Morgan out touched a very fast Hyack team with a 28.26! In the 18 and under girls Quincy, Sidney, Cami and Jade all had fast swims to finish their meet.

Overall it was a really strong showing for our team. The Hurricanes finished as the 21st ranked club in the province overall and the 13th ranked team on the women’s side. It was a hard meet to go best times for all swimmers and the majority of results swimmers added time. Olivia and Natalie were fantastic racing to all best times and Lucas raced to best times in five of his events!  


Medalists

Silver – Girls 14&under 50m Freestyle – Quincy Bender – 27.36
Silver – Girls 14&under 4x50m Medley Relay – Olivia Jakeman, Jessica Strong, Morgan Bender, Quincy Bender – 2:05.31
Bronze – Girls 14&under 4x50m Freestyle Relay – Quincy Bender, Natalie Yu, Jessica Strong, Morgan Bender – 1:53.66

100% Best Times
Olivia J, Natalie Yu

66+% Best Times
Lucas O

New Team Records
11-12 Girls
100m Butterfly – 1:12.89 – Natalie Yu (was Sidney Clement 1:12.90 2018)
13-14 Girls
100m Freestyle – 1:00.47 – Quincy Bender (was Quincy Bender 1:00.48 2018)
100m Breaststroke – 1:16.00 – Jessica Strong (was Jessica Strong 1:16.57 2017)
100m Butterfly – 1:07.97 – Olivia Jakeman (was Quincy Bender 1:09.28 2018)
200m Individual Medley – 2:33.18 – Olivia Jakeman (was Jessica Strong 2:37.17 2018)
400m Individual Medley – 5:28.94 – Olivia Jakeman (was Quincy Bender 5:29.17 2018)
15&over Girls
400m Individual Medley – 5:32.36 – Cami Hill (was Cami Hill 5:34.32 2018)
 

New Time Standards

Western Canadian Championships
Sidney Clement                 200m Breaststroke
Olivia Jakeman                  100m Butterfly, 200m Individual Medley