Print this page
Friday, 02 February 2018 09:34

Special Olympics swimmers take part in Swift Current meet

Written by 
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Swimmers from across the province participated in a swim meet hosted by Special Olympics Swift Current at the Aquatic Centre, Jan. 28.


This was the first swim meet of the season and it provided a good opportunity for swimmers to see the benefits of their training. Swimmers from Humboldt, Moose Jaw, North Battleford, Regina and Saskatoon attended the event.
Eleven swimmers from Swift Current competed at the event and two swimmers (Issac Kitchen and Anu Ragib) participated in their first competition. A number of them improved on their seed times in different events. Below are the results for the Swift Current team:
Katie Durant – 2nd 200m breaststroke, 2nd 50m butterfly (17 seconds faster), 3rd 200m intermediate, 3rd 200m backstroke, 2nd 200m freestyle.
Carrie Funk – 2nd 50m freestyle (6 seconds faster), 2nd 100m freestyle (6 seconds faster), 6th 50m freestyle choice kick, 3rd 50m backstroke (3 seconds faster).
Tamara Gleim – 1st 50m freestyle (18 seconds faster), 5th 100m backstroke, 4th 100m freestyle (92 seconds faster), 4th 50m freestyle choice kick, 1st 50m backstroke (3 seconds faster).
Issac Kitchen – 3rd 50m freestyle (8 seconds faster), 2nd 50m freestyle choice kick.
Artel Lenuik – 2nd 50m freestyle, 5th 50m freestyle choice kick.
Hailey Osborne – 4th 50m freestyle (1 second faster), 1st 100m backstroke (28 seconds faster), 5th 100m freestyle (17 seconds faster), 2nd 50m freestyle choice kick, 2nd 50m backstroke (11 seconds faster).
David Philip – 2nd 200m backstroke, 5th 400m freestyle (38 seconds faster).
Anu Ragib – 4th 50m freestyle (21 seconds faster), 4th 50m freestyle choice kick (22 seconds faster).
Jenae Ruetz – 1st 50m butterfly (11 seconds faster), 3rd 50m breaststroke, 1st 200m backstroke, 4th 400m freestyle (93 seconds faster).
Harold Robinson – 1st 50m freestyle (37 seconds faster), 1st 100m backstroke (20 seconds faster), 3rd 100m freestyle (20 seconds faster), 3rd 200m backstroke (12 seconds faster), 3rd 50m backstroke.
Tyler Servant – 1st 100m backstroke, 3rd 100m freestyle, 1st 200m backstroke (18 seconds faster), 4th 200m freestyle.

Read 583 times
Matthew Liebenberg

Reporter/Photographer