Top Swims for Nova Scotia Swimmers Racing at the Canadian Swimming Championships

Eleven of Nova Scotia’s top swimmers began competing at the 2018 Canadian Swimming Championships in Montreal, Quebec today. The competition is taking place at Montreal’s Olympic Park Sports Centre through Sunday April 8th.

Top swims of the day included the Halifax Trojans Aquatic Club women’s 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay team with a sixth-place finish in a time of 8:48.66; relay members included Madison Archer, Hanna Mountford, Grace Earle and Isabelle Dearnaley. Natasha Sexton Quillian of the Sackville Waves Aquatic Team, finished sixth in the Para Women’s S10 400m Freestyle with a time of 5:42.72; she also competed in the Para Women’s S10 50m Freestyle where she finished 7th with a 33.21.

Prelims begin at 9:03am daily and finals will begin at 5:30pm local time.

Nova Scotia Results from Day One

Swimmer/Club

Distance/Stroke

Place/Time

Hayden Bartoch, Halifax Wavecutters Aquatic Club (HWAC) 1500m Freestyle 28th/16:57.05
Hanna Mountford, Halifax Trojan Aquatic Club (HTAC) 200m Backstroke 13th/2:19.04
Ashleigh McKenna, HTAC 50m Freestyle 37th/28.06
Danial Murphy, HTAC S5 50m Freestyle 10th/44.42
S5 400m Freestyle 11th/6:27.35
Madison Archer, HTAC 800m Freestyle 16th/9:14.58
Madison Archer, Hanna Mountford, Grace Earle, Isabelle Dearnaley (HTAC) 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 6th/8:48.66
Natasha Sexton Quillian, Sackville Waves Aquatic Team (SWAT) S10 50m Freestyle 7th/33.21
S10 400m Freestyle 6th/5:42.76

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