Kokanee setting the standard

Vernon Kokanee Swim Club members clocked countless time standards at the 19th annual MJB Law Ice Classic last weekend in Kamloops.

Vernon Kokanee Swim Club members clocked countless time standards at the 19th annual MJB Law Ice Classic last weekend in Kamloops.

Jamie Sullivan started things off by earning her Under 15 girls western time standard in the 800-m freestyle in nine minutes, 31.81 seconds. Samuel Grenier shaved more than 45 seconds from his personal best in recording an Open boys B.C. AAA standard in the 1,500-m free in 17:51.73. Joshua Phillips knocked off 36.17 seconds in the same event, finishing in 17:53.68.

Kiah Lee notched her U15 girls western standard in the 50-m breaststroke in 35.62. Kaia Phillips (14 girls) made the B.C. AAA standard in the 800-m free with a 9:59.08.

On Saturday, Braden Kersey met the U11 boys B.C. standard in the 50-m free with a 35.27, and Courtney Lee made the Open girls B.C. AAA standard in the 100-m breast with 1:18.88.

Meredith Levorson cracked two club records, swimming the 50-m free in 29.08, and the 200-m backstroke in 2:28.00, earning a 14 girls age-group national standard.

On Sunday, Emma Levorson secured an U15 girls western standard and the 16-18 girls age-group standard in the 50-m back in 31:66.

Kokanee winning gold medals include: Sydney Fillion (U10 girls 50-m breast, 44.95), Meredith Levorson (11-12 girls 200-m butterfly, 2:45.18; 50-m free, 29.08; and 200-m back, 2:28.00), Wouter Terpstra (Over 15 boys 200-m IM, 2:11.57; 400-m IM, 4:42.60).

Silver medal winners were: Fillion (100-m breast, 1:39.17), Meredith Levorson (200-m IM, 2:35.19; 200-m free, 2:17.16), Terpstra (200-m fly, 2:13.89).

Meredith Levorson collected bronze in the 100-m back with a 1:10.93. Florian Terpstra recorded 100 per cent personal best times in all his events.


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