14-year-old Jade Hannah of the Halifax Trojan Aquatic Club continues to add to her medal collection at the 2016 Canadian Age Group National Championships in Calgary. On the fourth day of pool competition, Jade won the 14 and under women’s 100m Backstroke in a time of 1:03.24, bringing her gold medal count to four and adding to her silver medal. Jade won the 100m Butterfly, 50m, 100m & 200m Backstroke events and finished second in the 200m Butterfly earlier this week.
Jade was joined by teammates Sarah Polley, Isabel Sarty and Madison Archer to finish fourth in the women’s 4 x 100m Freestyle relay with a new Nova Scotia Long Course Provincial Record with a time of 3:55.68.
The Halifax Trojan Aquatic Club are currently the fifth ranked women’s team, and ranked eighth in the overall team scores.
Approximately 750 young swimmers from across Canada continue to compete at the Talisman Centre that will wrap up on Sunday in the pool. There are a total of 20 swimmers from across Nova Scotia competing in the event.
Daily competition starts at 9:00am local time for preliminaries and 5:30pm local time for finals. The open water events start at 9am August 1st; race distances include 2.5km and 5km.
Top Nova Scotia Results from Day Four:
Swimmer/Club Age Group Distance/Stroke Place/Time
Jade Hannah, Halifax Trojan Aquatic Club (HTAC), 14 & Under Women
200m Freestyle, 8th/2:17.88
100m Backstroke, 1st/1:03.24
Sarah Polley, HTAC, 15-18 year old Women
100m Backstroke, 8th/1:04.77
Isabel Sarty, HTAC, 15-18 year-old Women
200m Freestyle, 7th/2:07.77
Sarah Polley, Isabel Sarty, Jade Hannah, Madison Archer, HTAC 15-18 year-old Women
4 x 100m Freestyle Relay* 4th/3:55.68
Benjamin Mingo, Truro Centurions Swim Club (TCSC), 15 & Under Men
100m Backstroke, 4th/1:05.02
Online results can be found here: https://results.swimming.ca/2016_CAG/