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Swim Nova Scotia – Montreal, QC – Eleven of Nova Scotia’s top swimmers began competing at the 2018 Canadian Swimming Championships in Montreal, Quebec today. The competition is taking place at Montreal’s Olympic Park Sports Centre through Sunday April 8th.

Top swims of the day included the Halifax Trojans Aquatic Club women’s 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay team with a sixth-place finish in a time of 8:48.66; relay members included Madison Archer, Hanna Mountford, Grace Earle and Isabelle Dearnaley. Natasha Sexton Quillian of the Sackville Waves Aquatic Team, finished sixth in the Para Women’s S10 400m Freestyle with a time of 5:42.72; she also competed in the Para Women’s S10 50m Freestyle where she finished 7th with a 33.21. 

Canada’s top Junior swimmers are vying for spots on Canada’s National Development Teams; performances at these championships will stand as qualifying times for selection to the National Development Team for the 2018 Junior Pan Pacific Championships and Youth Olympic Games taking place later this summer.

Prelims begin at 9:03am daily and finals will begin at 5:30pm local time.

Nova Scotia Results from Day One

Swimmer/Club

Distance/Stroke

Place/Time

Hayden Bartoch, Halifax Wavecutters Aquatic Club (HWAC)

1500m Freestyle

28th/16:57.05

Hanna Mountford, Halifax Trojan Aquatic Club (HTAC)

200m Backstroke

13th/2:19.04

Ashleigh McKenna, HTAC

50m Freestyle

37th/28.06

Danial Murphy, HTAC

S5 50m Freestyle

10th/44.42

S5 400m Freestyle

11th/6:27.35

Madison Archer, HTAC

800m Freestyle

16th/9:14.58

Madison Archer, Hanna Mountford, Grace Earle, Isabelle Dearnaley (HTAC)

4 x 200m Freestyle Relay

6th/8:48.66

Natasha Sexton Quillian, Sackville Waves Aquatic Team (SWAT)

S10 50m Freestyle

7th/33.21

S10 400m Freestyle

6th/5:42.76

 

Online results will be available at the following URL: http://results.swimming.ca/2018_CSC/

 

Webcast will be available at the following URL: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/olympics/aquatics

For more information, please contact:– 

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

Web-page| www.swimnovascotia.com