Slideshow: Kamloops Tsunami welcome the Okanagan to Brock Pool

The Kamloops Tsunami hosted and placed fifth overall at an Okanagan regional swim meet at Brock Pool on the weekend.

Kamloops swimmers earned 27 medals, with eight athletes qualifying in individual events for the B.C. Summer Swimming Association Championships, which will be held later this month in Surrey.

The Tsunami earned 26 medals, with eight swimmers qualifying for provincials in individual events.

Gwenna Faupel finished third in the 50-metre breaststroke and second in the 100m freestyle in Division 1.

In Division 2 action, Cooper Heide was second in the 100m individual medley, second in the 50m freestyle, second in the 50m backstroke and first in the 100m freestyle.

Jared Roberts finished third in the 50m fly and fifth in the 100m freestyle. Jakob Faupel placed third in the 50m breaststroke in Division 3.

In Open Category 1, Shale Maurice was second in the 100m individual medley, second in the 50m fly, second in the 50m breastroke and first in the 100m freestyle.

Raina McEachern-Toombs finished third in the 50m freestyle, first in the 100m fly and first in the 50m fly in Division 6.

In Division 7, Denae Branchflower was second in the 200m individual medley, third in the 50m freestyle, second in the 100m backstroke and fourth in the 50m fly,

Sebastian Martin finished second in the 50m freestyle and second in the 50m fly in the Open Category 2.

Tucker Bruneau, Jared Roberts, Cooper Heide and Michael Karpuk won gold in the Division 2 boys’ 4x50 medley relay.

Ethan Hanry, Jakob Faupel, Garrett Worsfold and Callum McEachern-Toombs claimed silver in the Division 3 boys’ 4 x 50m medley relay.

Denae Branchflower, Kara Branchflower, Raina McEachern-Toombs and Alissa Savage placed second in the Division 7 girls’ 4 x 50m medley relay.

Victoria Karpuk, Megan Hanry, Kayleigh Roberts and Gwenna Faupel finished third in the Division 1 girls’ 4 x 50m freestyle relay.

Torrun Maurice, Liam Blackall, Caiden Blackall and Atticus Cooluris won silver in the Division 1 boys’ 4 x 50m freestyle relay.

Jared Roberts, Michael Karpuk, Tucker Bruneau and Cooper Heide earned gold in the Division 2 boys’ 4 x 50m freestyle relay.

Jakob Faupel, Ethan Hanry, Callum McEachern-Toombs and Garrett Worsfold placed second in the Division 3 boys’ 4 x 50m freestyle relay.

Each of the relay swimmers qualified for provincials as members of relay teams.

KTW photographer Allen Douglas brought his camera to the meet and his photos are in the above slideshow. Click on the arrows to see the pictures.

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