Kamloops Classics enjoy podium finishes at summer provincials

The Kamloops Classic Swimming club placed 10th among 40 teams at the Swim B.C. Summer Provincial Championships last weekend in Victoria.

Club members combined to earn seven medals at the meet.

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Jack Cameron, swimming in the 15-and-under boys’ division, won silver in the 50-metre freesyle and bronze medal in the 100m freestyle.

Ryley McRae claimed silver in the 400m freestyle and bronze in the 1,500m freestyle in the 16-and-over boys’ division.

Diego Paz, competing in the 15-and-under boys’ category, claimed silver medal in the 200m individual medley and bronze in the 800m freestyle, while qualifying for the Canadian Olympic Trials in the 800m freestyle.

The boys’ 15-and-under relay team of Cameron, Paz, Jake Gysel and Max Angove secured bronze in the 4x50m freestyle relay.

Several Classics earned top-10 finishes at the B.C. Open Water Swimming Championships on Monday in Victoria.

Sienna Angove tied for third place in the 11-and 12-year-old girls’ one-kilometre race and Max Angove placed fourth in the 13- and 14-year-old boys’ two-kilometre event.

In the men’s five-kilometre race, McRae was fourth, Cameron was eighth and Paz was ninth.

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