Kamloops Classics hit podium in Penticton

Three Kamloops Classic Swimming club athletes had standout performances last weekend at the Penticton Iron Pentathlon.

Swimmers competed in five events each day during the three-day competition, with times in all events going toward overall winners — Triple Iron Pentathlete Champions.

Diego Paz won five silver medals and claimed overall gold in the 15-and-over men’s division.

Sienna Angove earned overall silver in the 12-and-under girls’ category, winning four events and setting a new club record in the 100-metre individual medley.

Sarah Koopmans won two events and earned bronze overall in the 15-and-over girls’ division.

The Classics were represented by 44 athletes who combined for 51 top-three finishes — 13 gold, 14 silver and 24 bronze.

Meanwhile, the TRU WolfPack brought 10 swimmers to the event.

Emily Dagasso of Kamloops posted seven top-10 finishes and Ryley McRae of Kamloops earned six medals — five silver and one bronze.

Oliver Castle of Duncan placed first overall in his division.

Brad Dalke is head coach of the Classics and WolfPack.

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