Date archives July 2013

Nova Scotians Earn Top Swims Today at Canadian Age Group National Championships

Nova Scotia’s top swimmers continue to compete at the 2013 Canadian Age Group National Championships in Montreal at Parc Jean Drapeau Aquatic Complex.

14-year-old Sarah Polley of the Halifax Trojan Aquatic Club had two personal best times in tonight’s finals; Sarah placed fifth in the 100m Backstroke with a time of 1:06.68 and eighth in the 200m Freestyle with a time of 2:10.94. Teammate James Cormier also had a personal best time today in the finals of the 200m Breaststroke with a time of 2:29.95.

Fellow Nova Scotia swimmers, Morrgan Payne of the Dartmouth Crusaders placed ninth in the men’s 100m Backstroke with a personal best time of 1:00.28 and Ben Henger from the Wolfville Tritons Swim Club had a personal best time with his tenth place finish in the 100m Backstroke with a time of 1:02.95.

Competition wraps up on Sunday in the pool, followed by the Open Water events on July 29th.

Top Nova Scotia Results from Day Four:

Swimmer/Club Age Group Distance/Stroke Place/Time

Sarah Polley, HTAC 14 year old Women 100m Backstroke 5th/1:06.68
200m Freestyle 8th/2:10.94
Olivia Feschuk, HTAC 16-18 year old Women 200m Freestyle 8th/2:06.20
James Cormier, HTAC 16 year old Men 200m Breaststroke 8th/2:29.95
Morrgan Payne, Dartmouth Crusaders Swim Club, DCSC 16 year old Men 100m Backstroke 9th/1:00.28
Ben Henger, Wolfville Tritons Swim Club, WTSC 15 year old Men 100m Backstroke 10th/1:02.95

Online results will be available at the following url:https://www.swimming.ca/liveresults/2013Agegroup/index.html

Swimming Canada is proud to provide a live webcast of finals on its digital media website:www.swimcanweb.tv

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