Date archives July 2015

More NS Provincial Records Fall at the Canadian Age Group National Championships

Three more Nova Scotia Provincial Records were set during the second day of competition by Halifax Trojan swimmers at the 2015 Canadian Age Group National Championships in Quebec at PEPS de L’Université Laval.

16-year-old Sarah Polley, of the Halifax Trojan Aquatic Club set two new individual 15-17 Provincial Long Course Records; during preliminaries in the 50m Backstroke she went a 30.08 (finishing ninth overall in finals). In the women’s 100m Freestyle, Polley managed to break Nancy Garapick’s record in the 100m Freestyle (from 1979) with a time of 57.90, where she placed fourth overall. Polley was also a member of the Halifax Trojan’s 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay with teammates Isabel Sarty, Cali Bruce and Jade Hannah that also earned a new 15-17 Provincial Record with a time of 8:47.98

Other top swims of the day included Jade Hannah (HTAC) who earned a gold medal in the 50m Backstroke (30.76)- her third gold medal of the meet; and teammate Alec Karlsen finished second in the men’s 400m Individual Medley (4:39.86).

The competition is split into various age categories, with approximately 860 swimmers from across Canada competing in the six-day event. Nova Scotia has a total of 16 swimmers represented this week.

Pool action continues through to August 2 with daily competition starting at 9:00am for preliminaries and 5:30pm for finals. The open water events start at 9am August 3rd; race distances include 2.5km and 5km.

Top Nova Scotia Results from Day Two:

Jade Hannah, Halifax Trojan Aquatic Club (HTAC) 13 year old Women 100m Freestyle 4th/59.66
50m Backstroke 1st/30.76
Sarah Polley, HTAC 16-18 year old Women 100m Freestyle 4th/57.90
50m Backstroke 9th/30.28
200m Backstroke 6th/2:18.25
Alec Karlsen, HTAC 16 year old Men 400m Individual Medley 2nd/4:39.86
Cali Bruce, HTAC 15 year old Women 200m Backstroke 8th/2:25.17
Isabel Sarty, Sarah Polley, Cali Bruce, Jade Hannah, HTAC 15-18 year old Women 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 9th/8:47.98
Brett Liem, Dartmouth Crusaders Swim Club (DCSC) 17-18 year old Men 100m Freestyle 10th/53.45
Ben Henger, Wolfville Tritons Swim Club (WTSC) 17-18 year old Men 50m Backstroke 6th/27.88

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