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The Goldfins Swim Club competed in the 2020 Brainsport Winter Classic Long Course Invitational swim meet, February 7 – 9, 2020, Shaw Centre, Saskatoon, SK. Goldfins’ Shanna Tierney posted 6 new qualifying time standards including a Canadian Olympic Trials time standard in the 100M Fly, posting a time of 1:04.16. Shanna also posted a Canadian Junior Championships QT and Canadian Western Championships QT in the same event, along with 3 additional Western Championships time standards. The Goldfins have added 3 members to the Goldfins Western Championships team, 7 members to...

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Saskatoon Goldfins hosted a very successful Future Stars/Masters swim meet on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The Goldfins Swim Club had 49 swimmers’ race in this event who posted 166 personal best long course times. Congratulations to these 28 Goldfins who achieved 100% personal best times: Cori Biberdorf, Kasey Biberdorf, Makenna Byers, Lavinia Cheng, Noah Findlay, Foster Fourney, Zahra Gokavi Bailey, Cherry Gupta, Shane Himbeault, Janie Hitchings, Olivia Hoffmann, Avery Houle, Madison Ianowski, Ava Jeschke, Avery Kinnee, Avery Kissick, Olaf Kuklinkski, Charlotte Lane, Katelyn Legg, Delaney Marinier, Megan Pelzer, Roxanne Ramage,...

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Goldfins Swimmer of the Month - December 2019 - Caeli Granger Caeli had a tremendous month of December. Caeli pushed herself, and her group to faster training times than ever before, which lead to some great racing. At Prairie Winter Invitational, Caeli a best time in 6 of her 7 races, including dropping 37s in the 800 FR! Four days after PWI Caeli qualified for Western Canadian Championships at our Christmas Time Trial held on December 19. After a short break for the holidays Caeli returned to training more determined...

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Saskatoon Goldfins Swim Club and the Saskatoon Goldfins Masters Swim Club will be competing in the 2020 Brainsport Winter Classic – LC Invitational, February 7 – 9, 2020 and in the 2020 Brainsport Masters/Future Stars Winter Classic Invitational, February 8, 2020, Shaw Centre, Saskatoon, SK. The Goldfins will host two swim meets and will welcome swimmers from across Saskatchewan and from Manitoba who are set to compete in the seven sessions held across the weekend. The 2020 Brainsport Winter Classic LC Invitational’s meet schedule is as follows: Session 1 –...

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Saskatoon Goldfins swimmers joined the Saskatchewan High School All Stars Team to compete in the 1st Prairies College Cup, January 31 – February 2, 2020, Regina, SK. Team Sask came in third place in this meet that featured events for Canadian University swimmers as well as the team representing Manitoba High School All Stars swimmers. The Goldfins swimmers participating in this meet posted 10 New Saskatchewan Short Course Time Standards. Saskatchewan AA Short Course Qualifying Time Standards: Ehtan Hemeon 100 & 200 Freestyle Andrew Nghiem 50 Backstroke & 1500 Freestyle...

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1st Prairies College Cup Meet Preview The Saskatoon Goldfins Swim Club will be competing at the 1st Prairies College Cup, January 31 – February 2, 2020, Regina, SK. Nine (9) Goldfins swimmers will join the Sask High School All Stars Team to compete against the following High School and Varsity teams: Manitoba High School All Stars, University of Calgary Dinos, University of Lethbridge Pronghorns, and the University of Regina Cougars. Shanna Tierney, Caeli Granger, Maclaren Burwell, Ethan Hemeon, Jayden Bilous, Blake Tierney, Angelo Pallaro, Nathan Vong, and Andrew Nghiem, and...

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The Goldfins Swim Club celebrated 40 White 1 & 2 Group swimmers' progress at the first Goldfins Swim Series swim meet, January 25, 2020, Shaw Centre. The Goldfins Swim Series is a unique competitive opportunity for the Goldfins White 1 & 2 Groups. The Goldfins Swim Series was held during White 1 & 2’s regularly scheduled Saturday AM training session. This series of competitions has been facilitated to develop improved levels of swimming efficiency and skills in a welcoming and supportive competitive environment. It is designed to assist White swimmers...

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This past weekend, the Saskatoon Goldfins Swim Club members competed in the first Long Course meet of the season. The Club was 69 strong on deck at the 2020 Prairie Optimist Cup in Regina, SK, January 17 – 19, 2020. The Goldfins had a very successful competition, posting 339 personal best long course times, with 28 Goldfins posting 100% personal best times. Congratulations to these swimmers who posted 100% personal best long course times: Zoe Zimonick, Evalyn Yeo, Claire Yeo, Kian Wu, Swayde Waters, Bryce Tierney, Joseph Shao, Ellie Scott,...

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It may be cold outside, but the Saskatoon Goldfins Swim Club will be turning up the heat in Regina, SK this weekend at the 8th Annual Prairie Optimist Cup Swim Meet, January 17 – 19, 2020, Lawson Aquatic Centre. “This meet provides the Goldfins swimmers an opportunity to continue their training in a competitive environment as we prepare for the upcoming Senior Provincial Championships (Man/SK 2020).” Goldfins Blue 12/18 coach Sean Pederson said. “Swimmers have been training hard in preparation for this in-season swim meet and will be ready to...

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The Saskatoon Goldfins Swim Club hosted the 1st Annual Goldfins Christmas Time Trial, Thursday, December 19, 2019 – Shaw Centre, Saskatoon, SK. Fifty-three senior Goldfins raced in this successful time trial. Head Coach, Steven Hitchings commented on the benefits of this event, “We had a lot of great swims, some best times and some new qualifiers! I was very happy with the swimming last night, getting in a Long Course race before the break gives the swimmers a nice reminder of the difference between racing in 25m pool versus a...