Vernon’s Riley McLean won three silver medals at the Canadian Swimming Trials in Montreal.
The 17-year-old member of the Okanagan Para Swimming club, struck silver in the 50-metre backstroke with a personal best and new S4 LC Canadian Para Record of 55.80 seconds.
He was runner-up in the 50m breaststroke in 1:24.63 and second in the 150m individual medley with a person best 3:30.54.
McLean also finished fifth in the 200 freestyle with a PB 4:13.09.
McLean (S4 class) and Vernon 15-year-old Jacob Brayshaw (S2 class) were good for a total of 13 Canadian Para Swimming records in the 2016-2017 season.
Any kids aged 9-18 with a physical disability interested in the Okanagan Para Swimming program
are urged to contact the Vernon Recreation Centre or coach Renate Terpstra at (email@example.com).
Earlier this summer, McLean won two gold medals at the Para World Series in Indianapolis.
McLean’s first gold came in the 50-metre backstroke, almost breaking his Canadian record in the S4 class in 56.84 seconds.
His other gold came in the 150-m S4 class with a PB of 3:35.10 seconds.