Comox Valley Sharks make huge splash at Winnipeg swim meet

Seventeen swimmers from the Comox Valley Aquatic Club travelled to Winnipeg March 6-10 for the annual Prairie Winter Invitational swim meet competing against clubs from five different provinces.

This is the top meet of the winter cycle for the swim club and the swimmers did not disappoint. Great efforts came from every swimmer and each swimmer was able to obtain a top 12 result at the meet and came away with 30 individual medals, seven club records and a spectacular relay win for our 12 & under girls.

The group was led by 12-year-old Nadia Macluskie who came away with medals in each of her eight races: three gold and five silver.

Other medalists included Jordan Raume (two gold, four bronze), Iris Tinmouth (four silver), Grace Revenberg (three silver, one bronze), Ava Revenberg (one silver, two bronze), Sadie Williams (two bronze), Ian Goodyear (one bronze), Alexa Pauletto (one gold) and Tessa Tinmouth (one silver).

The final medal was a gold medal-winning performance by Nadia Macluskie, Sadie Williams, Julia Revenberg and Ava Revenberg in the 4 x 100 free relay. They broke the club record and have put up what is currently the fastest time in the country so far this season.

Other club records were accomplished individually by Alec Huisamen (50 free, 50 breast and 100 breast) and Grace Revenberg (50 breast). In addition to our 12 & under girls, new 4 x 100 free relay records were also set by our 14 & under girls (Savanna Hall, Laine Perry, Grace Revenberg, Iris Tinmouth) and our 17 & under boys (Alec Huisamen, Graham Tattrie, Jordan Raume and Tobias Macluskie).

Many in the group were able to come away with 100 per cent best times. Congratulations to Savanna Hall, Alec Huisamen, Nadia Macluskie, Alexa Pauletto, Laine Perry, Graham Tattrie, Grace Revenberg and Sadie Williams.

A summary of all top 12 results is below.

The Sharks are back in competition in April with swimmers attending Canadian Trials in Toronto, Western Canadian Championships in Edmonton and regional meets in Nanaimo and Victoria.

Ian Goodyear

800 Free BRONZE

400 Free 4th

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Savanna Hall

800 Free 9th

400 Free 10th

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Alec Huisamen

50 Fly 6th

50 Back 6th

50 Breast 5th

50 Free 6th

200 IM 7th

100 Breast 7th

***

Milan Huisamen

50 Back 9th

***

Nadia Macluskie

50 Fly SILVER

800 Free GOLD

200 Free SILVER

50 Free GOLD

100 Fly SILVER

200 IM SILVER

200 FLY GOLD

100 Free SILVER

***

Tobias Macluskie

400 IM 9th

100 Fly 12th

200 IM 10th

***

Alexa Pauletto

50 Breast 5th

1500 Free GOLD

200 Breast 10th

100 Breast 9th

***

Laine Perry

50 Back 12th

***

Jordan Raume

50 Breast GOLD

1500 Free BRONZE

200 Free BRONZE

400 Free 4th

400 IM BRONZE

100 Breast GOLD

100 Free BRONZE

***

Ava Revenberg

50 Back 4th

800 Free BRONZE

200 Free 5th

50 Free 5th

200 Breast 8th

400 Free SILVER

200 Back 5th

100 Free BRONZE

***

Grace Revenberg

50 Breast SILVER

400 IM BRONZE

200 Breast SILVER

200 IM 8th

100 Breast SILVER

***

Julia Revenberg

50 Back 5th

800 Free 9th

400 Free 8th

200 Back 7th

***

Janaya Ryan

50 Back 8th

100 Back 9th

400 Free 10th

200 Back 7th

***

Graham Tattrie

50 Back 6th

100 Back 8th

50 Free 4th

100 Fly 8th

200 IM 7th

100 Free 4th

***

Iris Tinmouth

50 Fly 5th

800 Free SILVER

200 Free 9th

400 IM SILVER

200 IM SILVER

400 Free 5th

200 Back 6th

200 Fly SILVER

***

Tessa Tinmouth

1500 Free SILVER

***

Sadie Williams

50 Fly 7th

800 Free 7th

200 Free 8th

50 Free BRONZE

100 Fly 11th

400 Free 5th

200 Back BRONZE

100 Free 4th

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