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EASTERN CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
TORONTO APRIL 20TH 2017
TEAM DOLPHINS HAD ONLY 5 PERSONS SWIMMING AT THESE CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Out of 70 plus teams Team Dolphins ranked 7th in Ontario and 14th overall.
The overall results showed Shannon Russell age 15 winning the 400 free style, 400 IM in outstanding performance times with Silver medals in the 100 Breast stroke - 200 Breast stroke , 200 IM, personal best time in the 200 free style taking Bronze medal
She set the Niagara Regional record for 15-16 girls in the 200 Breast stroke. 3 Club records long course with Team Dolphins
Joanne Chiarotto age 16 swam in the finals of the 50 free style and 100 free style and qualifying with Senior standards in both events.
Kristina Steins age 19 just our of Hospital after 4 weeks of no swimming and in her first week back swam in the finals of the 50 Backs stroke later this month her and her team mates will be competing in Banja Luka Bosnia at the end of May.
Michael Wang age 14 continues to improve his swimming times competing at this level for the first time.
Team Dolphins will be taking 9 swimmers to compete in Bosnia later this month for International experience.
more photos later
WEBSTER SPLASH LCM IMX COMPETITION IN NEW YORK
APRIL 21 2017
Team Dolphins first long course meet of the year brought excellent results with a total collection of the following medal count for the competition. Many personal best times where accomplished at the competition.
36 Gold medal places
7 Silver medal places
7 Bronze medal places
Gold medal winners where
Pavel Vorona age 10 - 6 Golds
Melissa Er age 10 -6 Gold
Gabrielle Harris age 17 - 5 Golds
Aidan Lee age 7 - 5 Gold
Ashley Hodge age 12- 4 Golds
Tyffany Patrier age 17 - 4 Gold
Sophia Lee age 11- 3 Gold
Nil Pakkal age 12- 3 Gold
Reese Salisbury age 16 - 3 Gold
Valentina Chacon age 15- 2 Gold
Nichalos Wang age 12 - 1 Gold
Zheug age 17- 1 Gold
Rally Lin age 11 - 1 Gold
Helen Wu age 12 - 1 Gold
Haomin Ye age 14 - 1 Gold
Other medal winners
Andrew Dissanayake age 16, Daniel Lai age 12, Yassin Maklad age 14, Kathleen Moore age 12, Paige Moore age 12, Hannah Naguib age 13, Benjamin Tong age 10, Jamie Truong age 13, Dai Gao Wen age 13, Haoheng Xiao age15, Xingian Xiao age 14, Daniel Zaki age 10,
IRISH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP DUBLIN
Shannon Russell and Joanne Chiarotto competed in the Irish Championships in Dublin.
Shannon Russell age 15 went on to swim and winning the 200 IM and 400 IM in outstanding times. The 400 IM was under the FINA cuts required for selection to the Junior Europeans and the Junior Commonwealth Games
Shannon Russell received invitation to compete in Israel in June 25th 29th 2017 and also selected to swim at the Junior Commonwealth Games in July 19th - 22nd in the Bahamas
Silver medal in the 400 free style with a time of 4.22.20.
Joanne Chiarotto age 16 swam in the final of the women's 100 free style
Both girls gain valuable knowledge in competitions which will stay to them in the upcoming Eastern Canadian Championships