Alberta Spring Championship Report

Alex Dawson
Mar 24, 2019

A small team represented the Piranhas at the Swim Alberta Spring Championships in Edmonton during March. In a 4 day meet format of heats and finals there was some fantastic early morning swimming from the team which seen them all return each evening to contest for podium finishes and points for the top team banners!

Congratulations to our 3 podium finishers Marissa Laurin, Jordan Greber and Catherine Minic between them they brought home a total of 15 medals as 8 Gold 1 Silver & 6 Bronze in their respective age group categories. Catherine demostrated her ranking of best 200m Butterfly swimmer in Alberta with a dominant performance. Jordan Greber made a clean sweep of 7 races for 7 golds in her signature events freestyle, backstroke and medley events. Marissa Laurin at her first championships fought hard to collect her first bronze medal at this level of competition.

The trio also had team mates earning placings in finals. Our 12& under girls Brooke Reid and Ireland Walsh showed our strength in depth in the technical and distance events. On the boy side Kirill Lyzin and Darious Monfettes performed best times in all events and achieved multiple finals to help add to our overall team finsh of 10th best team in Alberta.

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