Posts made in April, 2013

Team Report – HAC/MAC Spring Invitational

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013

Hamilton, April 12, 2013 Long course season is upon us and some of our senior and junior swimmers had their first splash of the season in the 50m pool at McMaster University. This was a great opportunity to get a feel for the 50m pool and to try out some new races. Congrats to the following swimmers who “braved” their first 400IM, in a 50m pool no less,  Michael Bushe, Abbey Hawkins, Gabby Hurst, Ashley Manou, Megan Moutsatsos, Annabelle Potvin, Hannah Serrao.

Full meet report available at Swim Canada –

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Team Report – BYST Spring Into Action Invitational

Posted by on Apr 21, 2013

Team Report – BYST Spring Into Action Invitational

Belleville, April 6-7, 2013 – Another great meet put on by the Belleville Swim Team and another great show put on by our swimmers. From outstanding personal best swims and very exciting, “crowd on their feet” relays, our team was just a breath away from talking home the team championship cup. Belleville beat us to the cup by only 29 points (see team ranking here –

We had some very strong swims over the weekend. Two of our swimmers were awarded the top point champs in their age groups! Congratulations to Evan Cvitkovic for taking the top prize in the boys 15 & over category and to Abbey Hawkins who won the top prize in the girls 10 & under category!

Congratulations to Judson Nickerson who set a new boys 11-12 club record in the 100 IM and to Hannah Serrao on making her first Festival time.

Congratulations also to Spencer Beatty who broke the 1 minute mark in the 100 free, swimming an outstanding 59.65!

Full meet report at Swim Canada here

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Team Report – 2013 Short Course Ontario Provincial Age Group Championships

Posted by on Apr 3, 2013

Team Report – 2013 Short Course Ontario Provincial Age Group Championships

Nepean, February 28-March 03, 2013 – As always the Ontario Provincial Age Group championships– a Senior provincial championship meet – are a thrill to watch. Ontario holds a vast majority of the fastest swimmers in the country so the races that took place during those 4 days in the nations capital were very exciting – with finals in boys 100 free going well under 50 seconds and just over 55 seconds on the girls side.

Congratulations to the following Whitby Dolphins who attained the very tough qualification times and earned them the trip to Ottawa – Isaac Bouckley(18), Evan Cvitkovic(15), Abby Gowland(13),Sarah Hawkins(13).

Isaac Bouckley had an outstanding weekend swimming all personal best times and winning 5 gold and 2 silver medals!

Evan Cvitkovic had a great weekend swimming to personal best times and 6th spot in  the 100 breaststroke and 8th spot 200 breaststroke events.

Abby Gowland swam a great 50 free earning her a spot in the very fast final and finished out her weekend with a huge personal best swim in the 200 free.

Full meet report here      Ontario Provincial Age Group Standards     Age Group National Standards

Image gallery here

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