Trail swimmers shine at triple pentathlon

The Trail Winter Swim Club had blazing fast results in the pool at the Iron Triple Pentathlon in Penticton last week.

The Trail Winter Swim Club had blazing fast results in the pool at the Iron Triple Pentathlon in Penticton last week.

Dylan Kormendy of Fruitvale won the boys 10 and under age group overall High-Point award with nine provincial AAA time standards to qualify for the provincial championship meet in Feb 2014.

Fruitvale’s Johnny Ekinci was second in the 50, 100, and 200-m backstroke and third in the 200-m Individual Medley (IM).

Ian Markus of Montrose placed third in the 50 and 100-m back and third in the 50-m  free events as well as achieving provincial AAA qualifying time standards in all events in U-11.

Samuel Matthew of Nelson placed third overall in the 50, 100, and 200-m breaststroke events and achieved six provincial AAA time standards (U-13), smashing six team short course records. Martin Gonzalez of Fruitvale placed third in the 200-m back and 100-m free events achieving AAA provincial times in U15 and fourth in both the 200 and 400-m IM, while setting a dozen team standards.

Many Trail Swim Club members swam personal best times and set club records during the meet, qualifying for AA and AAA championships.

For more information in joining the Trail Winter Swim Club email programdirectortwsc@outlook.com.