Delta Sungod Swim Club member Samantha Kidd

Club records shattered at LMR

Sungod swimmers excel while competing at home pool

Five swimmers from the Delta Sungod Swim Club set new club records at the Lower Mainland Regional (LMR) meet the club hosted at the Sungod Recreation Centre Jan. 16-17.

More than 300 swimmers attend the meet, where 11-year-old Akashvir Bhangu set new standards in the A category in the 200m breast stroke and 200m butterfly, as well as the 100m back stroke in the AA category. Bhangu reached three finals at the LMR, placing third in the 50m freestyle, sixth in both the 200m back stroke and 400m individual medley, and seventh in the 100m back stroke.

Wilson Liu, 10, also set new times in the 100m freestyle and 200m individual medley (A category), as well as the 50m back stroke (AA). Liu was fourth in the 200m individual medley, seventh in the 400m individual medley and eighth in the 200m back stroke.

Other record setters were Angela Wu in the 200m freestyle (A), Harbir Grewal in the 200m back stroke (AAA) and Aurora Zheng in the 100m freestyle (AA).

Achieving personal bests in all their swims were Emma Findlay, 13, Grace Xu, 12, Aurora Zheng, 13, and Jada Evans, 11.

Wu, 13, won her 400m individual medley race and was fifth in the 100m back stroke and sixth in the 200m individual medley.

Grewal, 11, was second in the 100m breast stroke, 200m back stroke and 400m individual medley. He was also third in the 100m butterfly and fifth in both the 100m freestyle and 100m back stroke.

Zheng, 13, reached six finals, placing third in the 100m breast stroke and 200m freestyle, fifth in the 200m individual medley, sixth in the 50m and 200m breast stroke, and seventh in the 100m freestyle.

Samantha Kidd, 13, was third in the 400m individual medley and seventh in the  200m breast stroke.

Danielle Kisser, 19, placed fifth in the 200m back stroke and was sixth in the 400m individual medley and the 50m breast stroke.

Sarveen Sangha, 12, placed fourth in the 200m individual medley, was fifth in her 200m freestyle and breast stroke races, and was eighth in the 100m freestyle.

Grace Xu, 12, was fourth in the 200 individual medley and 200m back stroke, and eighth in the 100m butterfly and back stroke races.

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