THE ZONE 2 swim team displays their BC Seniors Games medals on the deck of Central Park Pool in Burnaby.

THE ZONE 2 swim team displays their BC Seniors Games medals on the deck of Central Park Pool in Burnaby.

Zone 2 powerful in the pool

Brian Staton collected seven golf, one silver at Seniors Games swimming

 

 

 

Swimmers from Zone 2 (Vancouver Island North including Powell River) brought home 142 medals when they competed at the 2012 BC Seniors Games in Burnaby from Aug. 23-25. Eight swimmers from the Comox Valley accumulated 42 medals with Brian Staton from Black Creek leading the way with seven gold and one silver.

Comox Valley medal winners:

Women 60-64

Maggie Thran: 2 Gold – 25m butterfly and 100 freestyle relay, 3 Bronze – 50m freestyle, 100m individual medley, and 200m individual medley.

Sharon Cunningham: 1 Silver – 100m freestyle relay.

Men 60-64

Rob Higgs: 1 Gold – 100m freestyle relay, 4 Silver – 400m freestyle, 800m freestyle, 100m medley relay and 200m mixed freestyle relay, 1 Bronze – 50m backstroke.

Women 65-69

Joan Lightfoot: 1 Gold – 100m individual medley, 4 Silver – 25m butterfly, 50m backstroke, 100m breaststroke, and 100m freestyle relay, 1 Bronze – 50m breaststroke.

Men 65-69

Brian Staton: 7 Gold – 50m backstroke, 50m freestyle, 100m backstroke, 100m freestyle, 100m individual medley, 200m individual medley, and 100m freestyle relay, 1 Silver – 100 medley relay.

Max Fletcher: 2 Gold – 100 freestyle relay and 100m medley relay, 3 Silver – 50m freestyle, 200m freestyle, and 200m mixed freestyle relay, 4 Bronze – 100m freestyle, 400m freestyle, 800m freestyle and 100m individual medley.

Ted Walker: 1 Gold – 100 freestyle relay, 2 Silver – 25m breaststroke and 100m medley relay, 1 Bronze 50m breaststroke.

Men 75-79

Robert Reed: 1 Gold 100m freestyle relay, 1 Bronze 200m mixed freestyle relay.

The BC Seniors Games are held annually for those aged 55  and older. Next year’s Games will be held Aug. 20-24 in Kamloops. Contact Joan at kirbyroad@gmail.com if you would like to be added to an interest list for swimming for Zone 2 next year.

– Zone 2 BC Seniors Games

 

 

 

 

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