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Claremont Swimmers Shine

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Claremont Swimmers Shine
by Peter Westhaver - Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 6:02 AM

Claremont Swimmers Shine at Canadian World Trials

Claremont swimmers competed at Commonwealth in the Canadian World Trials on the weekend.  To qualify for an individual race at the World Championships, a swimmer had to finish in the top two in a final plus beat the FINA ‘A’ qualifying time.  

Some highlights:

  • Congratulations to Mackenzie Paddington (Gold in 400m and 800m Freestyle) who will compete for Canada at the Sr. World Championships in Budapest, Hungary this summer.

  • Jade Hannah (Bronze in 50m Backstroke) and Faith Knelson (Silver in 50m Breastroke, Bronze in 100m Breastroke) will compete in Indianapolis at the Jr. World Championships.

  • Sarah Darcel:  (Bronze in 200m Breastroke, 400 IM, and 200 IM (with a World standard time)) will head to the World University Games in Taipei, Taiwan in August

  • Rafael Davila:  Gold in 800m Freestyle, 2nd in 400m Freestyle and 1500m Freestyle

  • Molly Gowans:  5th in 800m Freestyle, 6th in 400m Freestyle

  • Also competed with many best times:  Jordan Andrusak, Erin Lawrence, Ethan Phillips, Jamie Hellard, Alicia Eisen and Anthony Gutierrez