Classics win medals, set records and win TRU WolfPack Invitational Swim Meet

Kamloops Classic Swimming club hosted and won the third annual TRU WolfPack Invitational Swim Meet, which wrapped up last Sunday.

The Classics won 74 medals — 30 gold, 23 silver and 21 bronze — at the event that featured 502 swimmers from 23 clubs from Alberta, Northwest Territories, Yukon and B.C.

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There were several outstanding individual performances from Classics’ athletes.

Sienna Angove, swimming in the 11- and 12-year-old girls’ division, won six events — the 100-metre and 200m breaststroke, 200m individual medley, 50m and 200m freestyle and 200m backstroke. She set a club record in the 200m backstroke.

Ryley McRae had four first-place finishes — in the 200m fly and 100m, 200m and 400m freestyle events — in the 15-and-over boys’ category.

Ryder Litke, competing in the 11- and 12-year-old boys’ division, finished atop the podium in the 50m 200m breaststroke and 100m fly. He established a club record in the 200m breaststroke.

Jake Gysel placed first in the 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke events in the 13- and 14-year-old boys’ division.

Ethan Jensen, swimming in the 15-and-over boys’ category, won three gold medals — in the 50m and 100m fly events and 400m IM.

Jackson Litke, competing in the 15-and-over boys’ category, set a club record in the 50m back and Shale Maurice, 10, won gold and set a club record in the girls’ 50m fly.

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