Kamloops Classics reach podium and set club records at Canadian Swimming Trials

Sienna Angove and Sela Wist won medals at national swimming trials in Victoria

Seven athletes from the Kamloops Classic Swim Club competed at the Canadian Swim Trials this weekend in Victoria.

Five classics struggled in the junior division – Sela Wist, Sienna Angove, Parker Cameron, Jake Gysel and Jack Cameron.

Angove won bronze in the 50m freestyle and 400m freestyle.

She finished 11th in the 1,500m freestyle, fifth in the 400m individual medley, 13th in the 800m freestyle, 14th in the 200m individual medley and 12th in the 100m freestyle and 200m freestyle.

Angove set club records in the 50m, 100m and 1,500m freestyle events.

Wist won bronze in the 100 backstroke and placed fifth in the 200 backstroke.

She finished 12th in the 100m butterfly, 13th in the 50m butterfly, with a club record, and 53rd in the 50m backstroke.

Parker Cameron placed seventh in the 200m backstroke, Gysel was 32nd in the 100m breaststroke and 29th in the 200m breaststroke and Jack Cameron was 36th in the 800m freestyle.

Matt Gauthier and Julie Moore competed in the senior open category.

Gauthier placed eighth in the B final in the 100m breaststroke, 15th in the 50m breaststroke and 23rd in the 50m freestyle. He set club records in the 50m freestyle, 50m breaststroke and 100m breaststroke.

Moore placed 30th in the 50m freestyle.

The event was a qualifier for the World Championships, Commonwealth Games, Junior Open Water Swimming Championships and Pan Pacific Junior Swimming Championships, with over 500 athletes from 100 clubs in action.