Stettler swimmers get faster

Stettler swimmers have been busy competing in two events over the last two weeks with the coach Amanda Hugh expressing satisfaction with the great progress the team is making.

Getting better everyday - Claire Hunter in one of her several freestyle competitions

Stettler swimmers have been busy competing in two events over the last two weeks with the coach Amanda Hugh expressing satisfaction with the great progress the team is making,

The club swimmers were at the Poppy Meet in Edmonton over the Nov. 14-15 weekend and later they took part in the Calgary Winter Cup competition on Nov. 21-22.

At the Poppy Meet Claire Hunter (13) swam a 34.79 in 50m freestyle, 1:17.10 in 100m freestyle and 3:10.47 in 200m medley. She maintained her good performance at the Calgary event where she swam 2:52.99 in 200m freestyle and a 41.92 in 50m backstroke.

Ten-year-old Colin McCann left the Poppy Meet with a handful of medals and his first provincial A time in 100 freestyle, which he swam in 1:18.62. Some of his race highlights were 50m freestyle in 37.17 and 50m backstroke in 42.73.

Seven-year-old Pilar McCann clocked 1:06.76 in 50m freestyle and 1:18.94. in 50 m. breaststroke.

Brett Mercier (7) swam 25m freestyle in 37.08 and 25m breaststroke in 55.54.

Cassidy Munholland (12) swam 50m butterfly in 48.41 and 200m medley in 3:43.44.

Jenny Munholland’s (8) 50m freestyle effort brought in a successful 47.72, and in100m freestyle, she managed 1:50.15. Her 50m backstroke time was 59.99.

Stephen Teasdale(13) dropped 18 seconds from his 400m freestyle best time at the Poppy Meet with 6:36.89. He also swam 50m backstroke in 47.67, 50m breaststroke 1:06.20. At the Calgary Cup, his time in 50m freestyle was 38.90 and 100m backstroke 1:44.88.

Erin Yaremcio (12) alsomade some new best times in 50m freestyle 34.88, 100m freestyle 1:16.47, and 200m medley with 3:11.07.

At the Winter Cup 8-year-old Elli Anderson came out with excellent times: 50m freestyle in 51.86, 100m freestyle 2:00.17, 100m backstroke 1:59.85, and 100m breaststroke 2:14.68.

Wes Wilson (13) swam 50m freestyle in 30 seconds, 100m freestyle in 1:08.14 and 50m butterfly fly in 36.21.

Nicholas Baharally (13) made a 31.30 in 50m freestyle, 1:10.52 in 100m freestyle, and a 38.45 in 50m butterfly.

Stephen Zuk (13) had a time of 35.80 in 50m freestyle, 1:35.04 in 100m backstroke and 41.24 in 50m backstroke.

Coach Hugh said Jenny Munholland, Jeri-Anne Georget, Ally Hamelin and Erin Yaremcio were named the best swimmers of the Stettler Swim Club for the month of October and

November.

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