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Castlegar swimmers excel in Lethbridge Meet

Castlegar’s Tenyshia Ross-Van Mierlo performed well in the backstroke at a recent swim meet in Lethbridge. - Submitted
Castlegar’s Tenyshia Ross-Van Mierlo performed well in the backstroke at a recent swim meet in Lethbridge.
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The Kootenay Swim Club attended the first meet of the season in Lethbridge, Alberta on Nov 27 and 28, for the LA Swim Club Fall Challenge. Bringing nine swimmers from the club (which practices in both Castlegar and Nelson), who swam events ranging from 50m to 1500m. Most swimmers dropped time in their events inching closure to AA or AAA qualifying times while swimmer Cyan Ross-Van Mierlo swam exceptionally well dropping seconds off all of her events, notably in her 400 freestyle swim taking off over 25 seconds, and  Gabrielle Hanvold attained a AAA time in her 200 butterfly swim with a time of 2:48.84. The next scheduled swim meet is in Kelowna at the end of November.

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