Nova Scotia’s top youth and junior swimmers began competing today in Quebec City at the 2019 Speedo Eastern Canadian Swimming Championships in Quebec City at PEPS de l’Université Laval.
Top results from day one included a gold medal for PARA swimmer Natasha Sexton Quillan of the Sackville Waves Aquatic Team in the women’s 100m Backstroke with a personal best time of 1:22.41; 14-year-old Madison Bond of the Truro Centurions who broke the Nova Scotia 13-14 Women’s Provincial Record in the 200m Breaststroke during the preliminaries with a time of 2:40.95 and again during the finals with a time of 2:39.64 in a fourth-place finish; Hayden Bartoch of the Halifax Wavecutters who finished 10thin the 1500m Freestyle with a time of 16:33.41, which is a new NS Provincial Record in the 15-17 age group.
Several other Nova Scotia swimmers earned second swims in consolation finals and ‘A’ finals including Halifax Trojan swimmers Hanna Mountford in the 200m Freestyle (2:09.26) and the 100m Backstroke (1:06.62); Ethan Boyle 200m Freestyle (1:58.47), Sophie Rooney 100m Backstroke (1:07.33), Marion Synishin 200m Breaststroke (2:44.12); Greenwood Dolphins swimmer Adam Deutsch 200m Breaststroke (2:28.70); Truro Centurions swimmer Dean Sangster 100m Backstroke (59.22) and Sackville Waves swimmer Juliette Mercer 200m Breaststroke (2:52.69).
This long course competition serves as an excellent racing and development opportunity for Youth and Junior competitors. Youth age groups are 13-15 for female and 14-16 for male; Senior age groups are 16 & older for female and 17 & older for male.
Preliminaries will begin at 9:00am local time and finals at 6:00pm local time daily.
Day One Results from NS Swimmers:
Nova Scotia Results from Day One
|Adam Deutsch, Greenwood Dolphins Swim Club (GDSC)||Senior 200m Breaststroke||8th/2:28.70|
|Gianna Mensah, Halifax Trojan Aquatic Club (HTAC)||Youth 200m Freestyle||41st/2:13.66|
|Youth 200m Breaststroke||25th/2:52.03|
|Hanna Mountford (HTAC)||Senior 200m Freestyle||16Th/2:09.26|
|Senior 100m Backstroke||16th/1:06.62|
|Ethan Boyle (HTAC)||Youth 200m Freestyle||14th/1:58.47|
|Sophie Rooney (HTAC)||Youth 100m Backstroke||17th/1:07.33|
|Liam Ferguson (HTAC)||Youth 100m Backstroke||30th/1:03.62|
|Marion Synishin (HTAC)||Youth 200m Breaststroke||8th/2:44.12|
|Isabelle Dearnaley (HTAC)||Youth 800m Freestyle||44th/10:07.86|
|Hanna Mountford, Gianna Mensah, Sophie Rooney, Grace Earle (HTAC)||4 x 100m Freestyle Relay||15th/4:05.82|
|Téah Forbes, Isabelle Dearnaley, Ashleigh McKenna, Marion Synishin (HTAC)||4 x 100m Freestyle Relay||32nd/4:13.38|
|Heidi Bartoch, Halifax Wavecutters Aquatic Club (HWAC)||Youth 200m Freestyle||56th/2:15.47|
|Youth 800m Freestyle||37th/9:49.82|
|Hayden Bartoch (HWAC)||Youth 200m Freestyle||24th/1:59.40|
|Youth 1500m Freestyle||10th/16:33.41|
|Liya Alexeeva (HWAC)||Youth 800m Freestyle||42nd/9:57.97|
|Lucy Jardine, Sackville Waves Aquatic Team (SWAT)||Youth 200m Freestyle||28th/2:12.66|
|Youth 800m Freestyle||17th/9:32.16|
|Natasha Sexton Quillan (SWAT)||PARA 100m Backstroke||1st/1:22.41|
|Juliette Mercier (SWAT)||Youth 200m Breaststroke||19th/2:52.69|
|Ella Dobson (SWAT)||Youth 800m Freestyle||21st/9:35.52|
|Ryan Jardine (SWAT)||Youth 1500m Freestyle||24th/17:07.03|
|Madison Bond, Truro Centurions Swim Club (TCSC)||Youth 200m Breaststroke||4th/2:39.64|
|Dean Sangster (TCSC)||Senior 100m Backstroke||6th/59.22|
|Bo Stokesbury-Price, Wolfville Tritons Swim Club (WTSC)||Youth 200m Freestyle||44th/2:02.44|
|Kayla Jarvis (WTSC)||Youth 200m Breaststroke||41st/2:56.27|
|Ava Vial (WTSC)||Senior 200m Breaststroke||26th/2:47.67|