11 of Nova Scotia’s top swimmers began competing today, at the 2018 Speedo Eastern Canadian Championships at the Windsor International Aquatic and Training Centre.
Top finishers during the first day of competition include Sackville’s Lucy Jardine and Halifax’s Nicholas Bourbonniere. 13-year-old Lucy Jardine of the Sackville Waves Aquatic Team finished 17th in the 13-15 Women’s 800m Freestyle with a personal best time of 9:39.68. Nicholas Bourbonniere of the Halifax Trojan Aquatic Club finished 19th overall in the 14-16 Men’s 200m Freestyle with a time of 2:01.20 during the consolation final tonight.
This long course competition serves as an excellent racing and development opportunity for Youth and Junior competitors, and is held on the same weekend as the Speedo Western Canadian Championships. There are approximately 550 swimmers racing through Sunday April 15th.
Preliminaries begin at 9:00am local time and finals at 6:00pm local time daily.
|Nova Scotia Results from Day One|
|Nicholas Bourbonniere, Halifax Trojan Aquatic Club (HTAC)||14-16 200m Freestyle||19th/2:01.20|
|Grace Earle, HTAC||13-15 100m Backstroke||34th/1:10.56|
|Marion Synishin, HTAC||13-15 200m Breaststroke||32nd/2:52.19|
|Ethan Boyle, HTAC||14-16 1500m Freestyle||24th/17:25.60|
|Lucy Jardine, Sackville Waves Aquatic Team (SWAT)||13-15 200m Freestyle||56th/2:18.54|
|13-15 800m Freestyle||17th/9:39.68|
|Craig Bush, SWAT||14-16 200m Freestyle||58th/2:07.30|
|Madison Bond, Truro Centurions Swim Club (TCSC)||13-15 200m Breaststroke||24th/2:50.21|
|Bo Stokesbury-Price, Wolfville Tritons Swim Club (WTSC)||14-16 200m Freestyle||23rd/2:01.66|