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Kamloops Classics return to competitive swimming in Penticton; Angove earns Iron Pentathlete Award

Kamloops Classic Swimming club returned to racing on the weekend in Penticton for the first time in 18 months.
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Kamloops Classic Swimming club returned to racing on the weekend in Penticton for the first time in 18 months.

The Classics, who sent 42 athletes to the meet, placed third overall in the Penticton Iron Pentathlon, in which swimmers competed in 15 events, five each on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Individual swimmer times were compiled and used to determine who earned Iron Pentathlete Awards, handed to the champions in each age group.

Sienna Angove placed first overall in the 13- and 14-year-old girls’ division to win an Iron Pentathlete Award. She won eight event and placed second in six events.

Jack Cameron was second overall in the 15-and-over men’s category, with three wins, two silver medals and one bronze medal.

Julian Cinel was second in 12-and-under boys’ competition, with three gold medals, one silver medal and five bronze medals.

Ryder Crichton placed third in the 12-and-under boys’ group on Day 1 and Paige Stoudt was third in the 12-and-under girls’ division on Day 1.

Parker Cameron, Peter Tulk and Julie Moore posted lifetime bests in all of their weekend swims. Alexa Cinel won silver and bronze in the 200-metre backstroke and 200m breaststroke, respectively.

Julian Cinel qualified for the provincial swimming championships in the 100m fly.

Classics’ swimmers combined for 45 top-three placing — 14 gold, 16 silver and 15 bronze.