Top Swims Continue for Nova Scotia Swimmers Racing at the Canadian Swimming Championships With a Gold for Halifax’s D. Murphy

 Three of Nova Scotia’s swimmers earned second swims during the second day of competition at the 2018 Canadian Swimming Championships in Montreal.

Danial Murphy of the Halifax Trojan Aquatic Club earned himself a gold medal in the Para S5 50m Butterfly with a time of 50.54, he also finished fourth in the S5 200m Freestyle with a time of 3:09.79.  Teammate Christian Payne finished 17th overall in the men’s 100m Backstroke with a time of 59.50.

Natasha Sexton Quillian of the Sackville Waves Aquatic Team finished eighth in the Para S10 100m Backstroke with a time of 1:25.14.

Eleven of Nova Scotia’s top swimmers will continue racing at Montreal’s Olympic Park Sports Centre through Sunday April 8th.

Prelims begin at 9:30am daily and finals will begin at 5:30pm local time.

Nova Scotia Results from Day Two

Swimmer/Club

Distance/Stroke

Place/Time

Hayden Bartoch, Halifax Wavecutters Aquatic Club (HWAC) 200m Freestyle 39th/2:02.27
400m Individual Medley 29th/4:54.13
Madison Archer, Halifax Trojan Aquatic Club (HTAC) 200m Freestyle 35th/2:09.34
400m Individual Medley 27th/5:10.52
Nicholas Bourbonniere, HTAC 200m Freestyle 36th/2:01.26
400m Individual Medley 25th/4:45.99
Hanna Mountford, HTAC 100m Backstroke 28th/1:06.39
Christian Payne, HTAC 100m Backstroke 17th/59.50
Danial Murphy, HTAC S5 200m Freestyle 4th/3:09.79
S5 50m Butterfly 1st/50.54
 Christian Payne, Isabelle Dearnaley, Nicholas Bourbonniere, Ashleigh McKenna (HTAC) 4 x 100m Mixed Medley Relay 12th/4:18.49
Natasha Sexton Quillian, Sackville Waves Aquatic Team (SWAT) S10 100m Backstroke 8th/1:25.14

Online results will be available at the following URL: http://results.swimming.ca/2018_CSC/

Webcast will be available at the following URL: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/olympics/aquatics