Bronze for J. Hannah at Eastern Canadian Swimming Open

April 21, 2017

Swim Nova Scotia - Etobicoke, ON – 17 of Nova Scotia’s top swimmers began competition today at the 2017 Speedo Eastern Championships in Etobicoke at the Etobicoke Olympium.

Madison Archer of the Halifax Trojan Aquatic Club was Nova Scotia’s top finisher of the day; she earned herself a bronze medal tonight in the women’s 13-15 800m Freestyle with a personal best time of 9:11.56. Teammate, Nicholas Bourbonniere set a new Nova Scotia Provincial Record during the preliminaries of the men’s 200m Freestyle with a lifetime best time of 2:00.02.

This long course competition serves as an excellent racing and development opportunity for Youth and Junior competitors, and is held on the same weekend as the Speedo Western Championships.  There are 840 swimmers racing this weekend at the Eastern Championships.

Top results from Nova Scotia swimmers are below.  Competition continues through Sunday.

Top Results from Day One:

Swimmer/Club

Distance/Stroke

Age Group

Place/Time

Hannah Mountford, Halifax Trojan Aquatic Club (HTAC)

100m Backstroke

13-15

13th/1:07.81

Isabel Sarty, HTAC

200m Freestyle

16 & over

4th/2:05.44

Madison Archer, HTAC

200m Freestyle

13-15

15th/2:11.13

800m Freestyle

13-15

3rd/9:11.56

Christian Payne, HTAC

100m Backstroke

17 & Over

7th/59.58

For up to date live results, please visit:

https://results.swimming.ca/2017_Speedo_Eastern_Championships/

For more information, please 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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