THE ZONE 2 swim team displays their medals on the deck of the Canada Games pool in Kamloops

Zone 2 dominant in pool at BC Seniors Games

Seven Comox Valley swimmers accumulate 47 medals, including 27 gold

Swimmers from Zone 2 (Vancouver Island North including Powell River) brought home 98 medals from the 2013 BC Seniors Games in Kamloops from Aug. 22-24. Seven swimmers from the Comox Valley accumulated 47 medals, and 27 of those were gold.

Women 60-64

Maggie Thran: 5 Gold – 100m individual medley, 50m butterfly, 25m butterfly, 200m individual medley, and 100 medley relay; 3 Bronze – 100m freestyle, 100m freestyle relay, and 200 m mixed freestyle relay.

Cherie Clancy: 1 Gold – 25m backstroke; 2 Silver – 100m medley relay, 100m freestyle relay; 3 Bronze – 50m breaststroke, 25m breaststroke, and 25m freestyle.

Men 60-64

Rob Higgs: 8 Gold – 400m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 100m individual medley, 100m medley relay, 800m freestyle, 100m freestyle relay, 200 freestyle, and 200m mixed freestyle relay; 1 Silver – 50m backstroke.

Women 65-69

Joan Lightfoot: 1 Gold – 100m medley relay, 2 Silver – 25m backstroke and 100m freestyle relay, 1 Bronze – 100m breaststroke.

Men 65-69

Brian Staton: 8 Gold – 50m backstroke, 50m freestyle, 100m backstroke, 100m freestyle, 100m individual medley, 100 medley relay, 200m freestyle, and 100m freestyle relay; 1 Bronze – 200m mixed freestyle relay.

Ted Walker: 1 Gold – 100 medley relay; 2 Silver – 25m breaststroke and 200m mixed freestyle relay, 1 Bronze 100m breaststroke.

Men 70-74

Barry Graham: 3 Gold – 400m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 50m freestyle; 4 Silver – 800m freestyle, 200m freestyle, 50m backstroke and 200m mixed freestyle relay.

The BC Seniors Games are held annually for those aged 55 years and over.  Next year the Games will be held in Langley in September.  Contact Joan Lightfoot if you are interested in swimming with the North Island team next year at kirbyroad@gmail.com.

BC Seniors Games Zone 2

 

 

 

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