12 Provincial Records and Bronze Medal for Sask swimmers at Canada Cup

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Eleven Saskatchewan swimmers competed at the Canada Cup meet in Toronto this past weekend and a total of 12 provincial records were broken and one bronze medal was won.

Provincial records were broken by Goldfin swimmers Kendra Chernoff, Brittney Harley, Drew Matthews and Brit Robson and by Regina Optimist Dolphin swimmer Sam Acton.

Kendra set Provincial records in both the Women’s 15 to 17 and Senior age categories in both the 50 and 100 Fly and in the 15 to 17 200 Fly.

Kendra’s time of 0:59.58 in 100 Fly was her first time breaking the 1 minute barrier.

Brittney Harley also set Provincial records in both the Women’s 15 to 17 and Senior age categories in 100 Breast. The Goldfin Relay of Brit Robson, Brittney Harley, Kendra Chernoff and Drew Matthews set the record in Senior Women’s 400 Medley Relay.

Sam Acton set records in the Senior Men’s 200 Breast and 100 IM.

Colin Miazga won a bronze medal in the men’s 400 free with a time of 3:52.68. This was a 7.90 second best time for Colin! Well Done. Colin also finished 4th in 100 Free and 200 Free.

Other top 8 finishes were achieved by Sam and Kendra. Both finished 6th; Sam in 200 Breast and Kendra in 100 Fly.

Kendra and Colin each achieved 100% best times in their swims. This is a great accomplishment this early in the season for swimmers at this level.

Starting the season off with 12 new provincial records is very impressive and is very exciting.

Swim Saskatchewan congratulates the above swimmers for setting new provincial records as well as all the other swimmers that were at the meet.

Submitted by Swim Saskatchewan

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