Campbell River meet brings great results for Stingrays' swimmers

Duncan Stingrays
Duncan Stingrays' Mary Paridaen van Veen.
— image credit: Andrew Leong/file

Thirteen Duncan Stingrays attended the Campbell River Killer Whales eliminator invitational swim meet.

Ty Dahlstrom, 8, Jeremy Kissack, 14, Dylan Kruger, 10, Heather Mackay, 12, Jaylene Olebar, 13, and Ava Smith, 11, managed personal bests in all their events. Dahlstrom added the 50-metre fly as a new race and Mackay entered the 100 fly for the first time.

Four Stingrays achieving personal bests in all but one event included: Sofie Bloss, 13; Cailine Keirstead, 11; Mya Smith, 9; and Chong Teng, 14.

Bloss competed in three new races — the 200 free, 400 free and 200 I.M. Smith was a first-timer in the 100 back and Teng debuted in the 200 I.M.

Sophie Paridaen vanVeen, 12, Jotei Browne, 13, and Mary Paridaen van Veen, 8, also attended. Sophie had two personal bests and entered the 100 fly as a new race while Browne recorded a personal best.

Swim B.C. AA qualifying times were also obtained by three swimmers.

Olebar made the grade in the female 13 and under 50 freestyle, Kissack in the 15 and under male 200 backstroke and Kruger in the 11 and under male 100 backstroke. The provincial qualifying times were the first for Olebar and Kruger.


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