Brantford Aquatic Club Takes Home Top Prize at Swim International!
Our Citizen Journalist, Dawn Hall, General Manager of the BAC shares her pride of the young people responsible for bringing swimming glory to the community.
The 44th annual Swim International competition showcased over 530 swimmers from across Ontario and Quebec.
The event was held over 3 days with more than 2500 races! Over 100 swimmers from the Brantford Aquatic Club swam this weekend contributing to the Club winning the Overall Team High Point award!
These sports ambassadors also bring thousands of dollars to the city in the way of economic contribution for hotels, restaurants and retail businesses.
Several Records were broken by our Brantford Aquatic Club swimmers this weekend: Angela Marina broke three Canadian National Para-Swimming Records: 400M Freestyle 4:47.31 – previous record 5:04.22 200M Individual Medley 2:37.39 – previous record 2:39.92 100M Backstroke 1:12.69 – previous record 1:13.79 Jack Tran broke three long-standing Brantford Aquatic Club records: 50M Freestyle 27.92 – previous record 28.33 from 2004 50M Butterfly 29.25 – previous record 31.53 from from 2004 50M Backstroke 32.33 – previous record 33.67 from 1992 Brantford Aquatic Club had number of medalists, and the following are those results. Tristan Berridge (16) – 1st 100Fly, 3rd 200Free,, 2nd 800Free, 1st 200Fly Isabella Blasdell (10) – 3rd 200Breast Connor Cabral (13) – 1st 800Free Emma Cabral (15) – 1st 200Free, 2nd 50Free, 1st 800Free, 1st 200Free, 2nd 100Back, 2nd 200IM Alanna Casasanta (15) – 1st 200Back, 2nd 50Breast, 2nd 800Free, 1st 400IM, 1st 100Back, 1st 200IM Gabby Casasanta (15) – 2nd 200Free, 1st 100Fly, 1st 400Free, 3rd 800Free, 2nd 200Free, 1st 200Fly, 1st 100Free Katrina Davies (13) – 3rd 200Back, 2nd 400IM, 1st 50Fly Graydon Dickson (17) – 2nd 800Free, 2nd 50Breast Para Max Dobie (16) – 2nd 200Free, 2nd 400Free, 1st 800Free, 3rd 200Fly, 1st 100Free Gabrielle Eivers (17) – 2nd 200Fly Abigail Fellinger (12) – 2nd 50Back Abby Forster (15) – 3rd 200Free, 3rd 100Free Maddy Gruenwald (12) – 2nd 400Free Dustin Hobbs (10) – 2nd 100Breast Leo Huang (12) – 3rd 50Free, 3rd 50Fly Fiona Liao (13) – 3rd 50Fly, 3rd 100Free Sebastian Luzuriaga (12) – 3rd 100Breast Angela Marina (20) – 1st 50Free Para, 1st 200IM Para, 1st 100Fly Para, 1st 400Free Para, 1st 100Breast Para, 1st 100Back Para, 1st 100Free Para Josh McDougall (14) – 2nd 1500Free Lexi McLean (14) – 2nd 200Fly Hunter Payne (13) – 3rd 400IM Luke Phillips (9) – 3rd 100Back Carter Scheffel (14) – 2nd 200Back,1st 200Free, 1st 100Fly, 1st 1500Free , 2nd 100Back, 2nd 100Free Emily Smith (14) – 3rd 200Breast, 1st 100Fly, 2nd 800Free, 1st 400IM, 3rd 100Breast, 2nd 200IM Oliver Stack (9) – 3rd 200IM Olivia Svec (10) – 3rd 50Free, 1st 50Back, 1st 50Fly, 1st 100Free Jack Tran (12) – 2nd 400Free, 1st 50Free, 1st 200Back, 2nd 100Breast, 1st 50Back, 1st 50Fly Isabell White (10) – 3rd 50Fly
The Brantford Aquatic Club is proud of all their athletes as it takes long hours and great dedication to compete at such an elite level. Committed to diversity, fun, and leadership, the Brantford Aquatic Club hopes to inspire a lifelong love of aquatics, enhance self-confidence, team spirit, and sportsmanship, and enable personal excellence for all swimmers at all levels, skill, and ability.
Swimming to WIN! Winning for LIFE!