Olivia van Roode competes in the 50m breast stroke event at a swim meet hosted by the North Delta Sunfish Swim and WaterPolo Club at Sungod Recreation Centre this weekend.

Delta meet goes swimmingly

North Delta Sunfish host hundreds of competitive summer swimmers from across the province.

Nearly 700 swimmers descended on Sungod Recreation Centre this weekend to compete in the 41st Annual Sunfish A-B Invitational Swim Meet.

Hosted by the North Delta Sunfish Swim and WaterPolo Club, the two-day meet July 30-31 welcomed 19 participating clubs and 683 swimmers from throughout B.C.

“We had a tremendous turnout,” said Francis van Roode, vice-president, North Delta Sunfish. “The Sunfish meet is the last regular swim meet before regional and provincial competitions in August.”

Added Mark Furneaux, the club’s president: “Home meets are without a doubt my favourite meets of the year. The kids do their best work in their home pool and we always look forward to being a gracious host to our visiting teams.”

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