Campbellton Aqua Swimmers Compete in Atlantic Cup
Four swimmers from the Camptellton Aquatika Swim Club competed in the Atlantic Cup, a long course meet (50m pool) held at the Saint John Aquatic Centre from July 8-10. Sixteen Clubs or Groups from all three Maritime Provinces took part.
Swimmers were required to hold at least three NB “B” Standards to compete. There were two age groups: 13 and under, and 14 and over. “A” and “B” finals were held for the top 16 swimmers per gender/age group in events of 400m or less. New competition standards and personal best times reported here were for long course (LC) meets, and include PB’s earned between preliminaries and finals. The Aqua swimmers swam in 13 finals, had 11 LC personal best times, earned 11 new LC standards, and swam eight events for the first time in long course.
13 and Under Boys:
- Xavier Boudreau (13) swam in five “A” finals, placing fifth in the 200m breaststroke, sixth in the 100m breaststroke, 50m breaststroke and 200m backstroke, and seventh in the 200m freestyle. He also placed 15th in the 50m backstroke, with eight personal best times, three new age 15 NB “B” standards and one new age 13 NB “AA” standard. He swam the 200m freestyle for the first time in long course.
14 and Over Girls:
- Angélique Aumand (14) swam in one “B” final, placing 16th in the 100m breaststroke. She also placed 22nd in the 50m breaststroke, 31st in the 100m freestyle, 33rd in the 50m backstroke, 34th in the 50m butterfly, and 36th in the 50m freestyle, with four new NB “B” standards (age 14, 15, and 16). This was her first long course meet.
- Jasmine Adams (14) swam in four “A” finals, placing fifth in the 200m breaststroke, sixth in the 400m freestyle, seventh in the 100m breaststroke and eighth in the 200m freestyle. She also placed 21st in the 50m backstroke and 22nd in the 100m freestyle, with three personal best times and two new NB “AA” standards (age 14 and 16).
- Virginie Babin (16) swam in three “A” finals, placing fifth in the 100m breaststroke, seventh in the 200m breaststroke, and eighth in the 50m breaststroke. She also placed ninth in the 400m individual medley (IM), 28th in the 50m freestyle, and 33rd in the 50m butterfly, with one new age 16 NB “B” standard. She swam the 400m IM for the first time in long course.