Powell River Aquatic Club produces at provincials

Athletes from Powell River Aquatic Club recently competed at the BC Summer Swimming Association provincial swim meet at the Surrey Guildford Recreation Centre, bringing home medals in several categories.

Team members include [from left] Madison Giesbrecht, 10, who achieved second place in the 50-metre breaststroke, eighth place in 50-metre freestyle, 14th in the 100-metre IM, and fifth place in the regional relay; Ayva Gunther, 11, who placed 10th in the 50-metre backstroke, 13th in 100-metre IM, 14th in 100-metre freestyle, 16th in 50-metre butterfly and fifth in the regional relay; Ainsley Needham, 14, who did not place in the top 16 at provincials, but swam and represented Vancouver Island and her club proudly; Adianta Cocksedge-Hamilton, nine, who placed 14th in 50-metre backstroke and fifth in the regional relay; and Saphire Mitchell, eight, who achieved 15th place in 50-metre breaststroke.

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A placement in the top eight means the swimmer swam in the A finals; a placement between ninth and 16th means the swimmer swam in the B finals.

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