Swimmers win medals at B.C. championships

Three members of the Alberni Tsunami Swim Team qualified for provincials this summer.

Three members of the Tsunami Swim Team qualified for provincials this summer.

Corynn Ayres, 10, and Caiden Edwards, 12 both attended the BC AA Provincial Championship. This meet brought almost 400 top level swimmers from all over BC to compete at the Commonwealth Pool in Victoria.

Coral Ridinger, 10, attended the BC Summer Association Provincials in Kamloops.

All three swimmers did exceptionally well, earning lots of medals and ribbons, according to their coaches.

Ayres also achieved two BC AAA times, the highest level possible provincially, with outstanding swims in the 800-metre and the 200m freestyle events.

The Tsunami Swim Club is Port Alberni’s only swim team offering lots of program from Learn-To-Swim to Competitive programs. All youth ages five to 18 years are welcome to join with no tryouts necessary.

For more information on registration or swim programs, please go online to www.tsunamiswimming.ca.

Results:

Caiden Edwards (12)

200 fly – 6th place

100 fly – 8th place

Corynn Ayres (10)

800 free – 1st place

100 free – 8th place

400 free – 4th place

200 free – 5th place

Coral Ridinger (10)

100 free – 3rd place

100 IM – 5th place

50 free – 4th place

50 breast – 5th place

 

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