December Meets Wrap Up

Darren Ward

The Month of December has been a very busy and successful month for MAC swimmers.

MAC swimmers have competed in 4 separate competitions over the course of 2 weekends from December 7th -15th .

During the weekend of December 7th -9th, Our youngest swimmers were competing at the 30th Annual Roy Jacobson Invitational hosted by the Vaughn Aquatic Club. Coach Hazem was a busy coach as he attended every session of the meet. However, he witnessed outstanding performances by his charges in the Discovery groups as well as swimmers from the Bronze and Silver 2 groups. MAC swimmers posted a tremendous amount of personal best times and came home with numerous Top 3 finishes. Also a big Congratulations to Jordan Newell on her new Festival time in the 100 Back

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Also on this weekend Swimmers from Bronze 1 and Bronze 2 headed to Windsor for the Border City Invitational hosted by the Windsor Aquatic Club. Both Coach Ahmed and Coach Lev attended this meet with similar outcomes from a performance standpoint as the swimmers in Vaughn. Highlighted by new Festival Times from Michael Chester in the 200 Breast, Adrian Chui in the 100 and 200 Breast, Sarah Gao in the 400 Free, Michael Li in the 100 Free, 100 Back, 100 Fly, 200 Free, 50 Free, 200 I.M. and 200 Back, Victoria Sun in the 50 Free and 400 Free, Wingcy Wong in the 100 Back, Richmond Yang in the 50 Free and Yutong Zhang in the 200 I.M.

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Finally, 38 swimmers traveled by bus to Gatineau to compete in the Gatineau Gran Prix. MAC filled the Finals sessions each night and took home 61 Medals, Including 17 Gold, 21 Silver and 23 Bronze.

This meet was highlighted by Amber Chen and Jessica Sheng who combined for 6 New Club Records in the 11-12 girls category as well as the 13-14 Girls 4 x 50 Medley Relay team of Natalie Stokes, Amber Chen, Chloe Mendiola and Jessica Sheng who combined to break the Club Record.

MAC also had numerous best times including new and or improved Ontario Junior Championships time standards.

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This past weekend Saw 4 swimmers competing in the Ontario Junior International. This meet consisted of teams from across Canada as well as Teams from England Scotland and Japan. The competition featured some of the best 18 and Under swimmers in the world.

MAC swimmers swam amazing and established many new best times as well as new Club Records. The Meet was Highlighted by Alexander Axon’s Provincial Record in the Boys 15 1500 Freestyle. Alex’s time of 15:26.78 was not only a Provincial Record but was also the fastest time done by a 15-year-old boy in Canada in at least 12 years and quite possibly in history. Alex also took home 2 Silvers and 1 bronze medal. Brooke Switzer also stood on the podium in the 400 Free collecting Bronze for her efforts. Brooke also established a new Club Record for 15-17 year old girls as well as the Club Open Record.

14-year-old Chiok Sze Yeo was also breaking records as she established new Club Records in the 13-14 girls 50 and 100 Fly. Chiok Sze also made the “B” Final in each of these swims and was the youngest Canadian girl in each of her finals swims.

13-Year-Old Emma Gao was one of the youngest competitors in the meet and set new personal best times in the 50 and 100 Free events as well as the 100 Fly.

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CLUB RECORDS SET IN DECEMBER

Age Group

Name

Event

New

Old

Name

Year

11-12

Jessica Sheng

50 Free

27.13

27.58

Chiok Sze Yeo

2017

100 Free

59.62

59.91

Emma Gao

2017

50 Back

31.55

31.56

Jessica Scheng

2018

Amber Chen

50 Breast

34.50

36.95

Stephanie Shuai

2011

100 Breast

1:14.27

1:17.80

Amber Chen

2018

200 Breast

2:42.23

2:45.14

Natasha Ng

2017

13-14

Chiok Sze Yeo

50 Fly

28.19

28.28

Kayla Sanchez

2015

100 Fly

1:01.98

1:02.03

Victoria Kwan

2015

Natalie Stokes

Amber Chen

Chloe Mendiola

Jessica Sheng

4 x 50 MR

2:03.15

2:04.18

Reilly McNamara

Stephanie Shuai

Denise Nicolaou

Mariam Labib

2011

15-17

Brooke Switzer

400 Free

4:13.32

4:13.37

Jersey Bishop

2015

Alexander Axon

800 Free

8:05.25

8:13.26

Christian Ng

2015

1500 Free

15:26.78

15:41.41

Andrew Guo

2015

OPEN

Brooke Switzer

400 Free

4:13.32

4:13.37

Jersey Bishop

2015

Alexander Axon

800 Free

8:05.25

8:13.26

Christian Ng

2015

1500 Free

15:26.78

15:41.41

Andrew Guo

2015