450 Swimmers from Atlantic Canada, Ontario and Massachusetts competed at the East Coast Long Course championships this weekend in Saint John.
New Brunswick teams were very successful setting 13 Able bodied records, 9 Para records and 3 relay records replacing some records that have stood since as far back as 1986!! Individual record setters: Jacob Gallant FAST with 6 individual records, Brooklyln Douthwright CVAC with 5 individual records, Jannick Dupuis CNBO and Daniel Greer BLAST with one individual record. Setting records in the Para events were Gabrielle Corasaniti TIDE, Jesse Canney FAST, Danielle Dorris, Teams from CNBO and FAST set relay records. Please see the links below for complete record details.
Individual High Point Award winners.
Brooklyn Douthwright CVAC was awarded the Overall individual high point award in the Female 12 and Under and Jacob Gallant was the Overall high point winner in the Male 12 and under. Sarah Anderson CNBO placed 4th in the Female 13&14 and Maxime Paulin BLAST placed 7th in the Male 13&14, Highest NB point scorer in the 15 and over catergory was Jasmine Foran BLAST placing 4th and Jesse Canney placing 2nd.
Highest FINA swim for the competition was awarded to Jarrett Jones from the Cape Cod Swim Club with 737pts and Kat Webster from the Halifax Trojans with 716 pts. Highest FINA scorers for New Brunswick were Jessica Pelletier FAST with 638 points and Gabe Selway TIDE with 637.
Halifax Trojans earned the High Point team award with a combined score of 3,659. New Brunswick highest scoring team was CNBO with a combined team score of 1, 581 placing them 5th among the 35 participating teams.
The Open water event took place under sunny skies at Meehans cove. 33 Athletes took part in the open water events that included 1km , 2km and 5km open water swims. Complete results by age group is listed below.
Swimming New Brunswick would like to thank the many volunteers who made these events possible. Thank you to all the timers and officials and hospitality volunteers who spent up to 10 hours a day on the pool deck for four days. Thank you also to the open water volunteers who manned the kayaks, brought safety boats, timed and officiated. The success of both these events is dependant on our volunteers and we greatly appreciate your dedication to the sport of swimming in New Brunswick