Weyburn Artistic Swimming Club Wins Provincial Medals

The South East team and Lily Popescu won gold, while Ella Leko and Payton Caldwell won silver

Weyburn Artistic Swimming Competitive Club competed at the Sadie Caulder Knight Provincial Championships held in Regina over the weekend of April 9-10 and won a number of medals including gold and silver.

Saturday began with the tricks competition for each age group, with the following results: For 12U: Ava Donison placed 15th, Sierra Dammann placed 19th; for 15U: Ella Leko placed 10th, Lily Popescu 16th and Avery Wilson came 22nd.

Saturday night began the excitement of the routines.

In the 12U duet: Ava Donison and Sierra Dammann placed sixth at 50.0666. They were coached by Megan Dammann.

For 15U solos, Lily Popescu won first place (gold medal), scoring 57.0167. She was coached by Tracey Rothwell.

Additionally, Avery Wilson placed fourth, scoring 54.3167, and she was also coached by Tracey Rothwell.

Sunday morning started with the free junior pairs.

Payton Caldwell and Ella Leko placed second (silver), scoring 57.9, coached by Kim Norcut and Meagan Rothwell; Megan Dammann and Marley Kradovill placed fifth, scoring 54.9333, coached by Kim Nicut and Meagan Rothwell.

The final event was the team competition, with the South East Connections team winning the gold medal in the Junior Freestyle event with a score of 58.4833.

This team was formed with athletes from Weyburn Artistic Swimming Club and Estevan Mermaids for the SK 2022 Winter Games. With the Games postponed, the team opted to continue through the season. They are coached by Kim Nicut and Meagan Rothwell.

WASC, their athletes, coaches and family members are very proud of the accomplishments and successes of all the athletes this weekend.

Athletes will travel to Winnipeg on April 29, 30 and May 1 for the Canadian Prairie Championships (CPC) to wrap up their competitive season.