Another Strong Day in the Pool at the 2017 Canada Summer Games on a High!

August 11, 2017

Swim Nova Scotia​ - Winnipeg, MB- Day four of the 2017 Canada Summer Games brought many more personal best times to Team Nova Scotia at Winnipeg’s Pan Am Pool!

Top swims of the day included a fifth-place finish for Special Olympian Andrew Lowe, who finished with a personal best time in the 50m Backstroke with a time of 37.83.  Teammate Hanna Mountford finished sixth in the women’s 200m Backstroke with a time of 2:20.84. 

The 4 x 50m Medley Relays were the final events of the day, with an eighth place finish on the women’s side (Hanna Mountford, Ava Vial, Isabelle Dearnaley, Sophie Casey) in a time of 2:06.53 and a seventh place finish on the men’s side (Benjamin Mingo, Matthew Croft, Lucas Seto, Riley Allen) in a time of 1:54.53.

Twenty-six swimmers from across Nova Scotia were selected to represent Team Nova Scotia at the 2017 Canada Summer Games this week in Winnipeg, MB.

The Nova Scotia swim team is comprised of 24 able bodied swimmers (12 male and 12 female), one PARA swimmer and one Canadian Special Olympians.

Top Results from Day Four

*indicates personal best times

Swimmer

Distance/Stroke

Place/Time

Madison Archer

200m Freestyle

11th/2:10.95

200m Backstroke

15th/2:30.20

Nicholas Bourbonniere

200m Freestyle

10th/1:59.85*

Bo Stokesbury Price

200m Freestyle

14th/2:04.66*

Ava Vial

100m Breaststroke

12th/1:16.72*

Madison Bond

100m Breaststroke

15th/1:17.99

Matthew Croft

100m Breaststroke

15th/1:13.67*

Andrew Lowe

CSO 50m Backstroke

5th/37.83*

Hanna Mountford

200m Backstroke

6th/2:22.84

Benjamin Mingo

200m Backstroke

11th/2:15.91*

Riley Allen

200m Backstroke

10th/2:13.91*

Isabelle Dearnaley

100m Butterfly

13th/1:07.06*

Hayden Bartoch

100m Butterfly

14th/1:02.45*

Lucas Seto

100m Butterfly

9th/59.68*

Hanna Mountford, Ava Vial,

Isabelle Dearnaley, Sophie Casey

4 x 50m Medley Relay

8th/2:06.53

Benjamin Mingo, Matthew Croft,

Lucas Seto, Riley Allen

4 x 50m Medley Relay

7th/1:54.53

For more information on Team Nova Scotia swimming, visit the following url: http://swimnovascotia.com/2017-nova-scotia-canada-games-swim-team/

Unofficial live results will be available at the following url: http://www.swimmanitoba.mb.ca/liveresults/mansask/2017lc/

Official Results: https://cg2017.gems.pro/Result/Event_List.aspx?Sport_GUID=346c9aa2-699d-462d-862f-438981700d06&SetLanguage=en-CA

Watch live swimming on Canada Games TV at the following url: http://sportscanada.tv/canadagames/

For more information contact:      

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Bette El-Hawary
Executive Director| Swim Nova Scotia
5516 Spring Garden Rd. 4th Floor, Halifax N.S. B3J 1G6
902.425.5454 ext. 314 (o)|902.497.2088 (cell)|902.425.5606 (fax)
Email| swimming@sportnovascotia.ca
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