Comox Valley Sharks win heaps of medals

Twenty six Comox Valley Shark swimmers competed at the Vancouver Island Regional Swimming Championships June 2 to 4 in Victoria.

Leading the team was 12-year-old Iris Tinmouth, who won two golds, two silvers and one bronze. Nadia Macluskie, 11, secured a spot on the AAA provincial team with her performances in the 50m free, 200m butterfly and 100m butterfly. Milan Huisamen, 11, made the AA team heading to Richmond with her swims in 50m free, 100m backstroke and 200m backstroke.

Jordan Raume, 12, also claimed a gold, silver and three bronze medals, swimming to a new AA time in 50m free, and an AAA time in 1,500m free.

Jaden Fath, 14, won silver medals in 50m free and 100m breaststroke.

Etienne Gagnon, 14, won silver in the 200m butterfly and 400m IM, and bronze in 400m free.

Other medal winners: Grace Revenberg, 12, bronze 100 breast, Sadie Williams, 10, bronze 50 free, Eric Jung, 15, bronze 400 IM and 200 breast, and Tate Priebe, 16, silver 50m backstroke.

This meet was the beginning of the final championship portion of the year for the Sharks, leading into AA and AAA championships in June and July.

If your young swimmer would like to get involved with the Comox Valley Sharks, visit www.sharks.bc.ca