RICHMOND RAPIDS SWIM CLUB

Rapids finish third overall at BC Age Group Champs

Drew McClure

By Alex Pettifer


This winter’s BC Age Group Championships was a standout year for the Rapids. Performances were fantastic all around. Every swimmer did their best to move up from their seeded rankings all weekend long.

 

Due to this exceptional effort, the Rapids finished third in the team rankings, the highest finish at Age Group Champs so far. This finish was an absolute team effort, with points coming from all participating Rapids groups.

 

By the finish of the meet, the Rapids had net 10 new club records, 47 individual top-8 finishes, and 67 new time standards. A full list of participating athletes, club records, and top finishes is included below.

 

Swimmers:

Alex Bulgakov, Charles Chen, Iris Chen, Grace Cui, Andrew Dong, Rebecca Dong, Cindy Du, Gary Du, Josh Fang, Angela Feng, Jeff Guan, River He, Clement Ho, Daniel Jin, Maddie Leung, Heath Lim-Sanderson, Brandon Lor, Yan Madorsky, David Maibaum, Josh Nygard, Theo Pak, Angie Pham, Ben Shen, Elaine Song, Yiguo Song, Tai Stroud, Jerry Tao, Josh Wall, Daymon Wijayakoon, Coco Xie, Elim Yang, Jason Yang, Matthew Yim, Yuuki von Huendeberg

 

Relay Athletes: Alicia Cheng, Addison Ritchie, Sienna Sugiarto

 

Top 8 Finishes:

100 Fly: Yiguo, Josh F, Josh W, River, Rebecca, Maddie

200 Fr: Jerry

400IM: Rebecca, Coco, Jerry, Josh W, David, Yiguo

100 Bk: Coco (first) Angie, Elaine, Yiguo, David

100 Fr: Jerry, Coco, Josh W, Rebecca

200 IM: Rebecca, Josh W, David, River

400 Fr: Jerry

100 Br: Rebecca, Cindy, Jerry, Josh W, River

200 Bk: Coco (first) David

200 Fly: Cindy, Maddie, Yiguo, Josh F, Josh W, River

200Br: Rebecca, Cindy, Jerry, Josh W (first) 

 

Club Records:

 

10&Under Girls 200 Free Relay - Rebecca Dong, Alicia Cheng, Angela Feng, Coco Xie

 

10&Under Girls 200 Medley Relay - Rebecca Dong, Alicia Cheng, Angela Feng, Coco Xie

 

Coco Xie

Girls 10& under 50 Backstroke

Girls 10& under 200 Backstroke

 

Rebecca Dong

Girls 10& under 200 Breaststroke

Girls 10& under 100 Butterfly

Girls 10& under 200 IM

Girls 10& under 400IM

 

Josh Wall

Boys 11& 12 200 Breaststroke

Boys 11& 12 100 Butterfly