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Huge haul for Olympians

Fourteen gold, 10 silver and 11 bronze medals were the haul for the Langley Olympians.

The local swim club was competing at the Mies Shootman Invitational Meet hosted by the Canadian Dolphins Swim Club.

The three-day long course (50m) meet featured more than 500 swimmers from around the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island.

Leading the charge for the Olympians was 11-year-old Chelsea Borrowdale, who captured gold in five events (800 free, 50 breast, 200 IM, 200 breast and 400 free).

Renae Ledoux, 11, won gold in the 50, 100 and 200 free events, as well as silver in the 200 IM and bronze in the 200 breast.

Michael MacDonald, 15, was tops in the 200 free, and won a trio of silvers in the 200 IM, 200 back and 100 back. He also placed third in the 50 free.

Hillary Metcalfe, 12, won four gold (200 IM, 200 breast, 200 free and 100 free) as well as another two in the 50 breast and 100 free.

And Gabby Szalkai, 11, won gold in the 50 fly.

Other medallists included:

Siobhan Board, 13, silver in the 100 back and bronze in the 100 free.

Emily d’Entremont, 11, silver in the 200 fly and bronze in the 100 fly.

Kelley MacDonald, 11, silver in the 50 breast and 100 breast.

Robyn Nakano, 12, silver in the 100 fly.

Kyla Barton, 13, bronze in the 50 breast, 200 IM, 200 breast, 100 breast.

Meredith Clark, 11, bronze in 400 free.

Kennedy Douglas, 12, bronze in 400 IM.

Avery Martin, 10, bronze in 50 free.

Metcalfe, in all four of her events,  and Nakano set new club records, while Metcalfe and Michael MacDonald both set new meet records. Metcalfe did so in the 50, 100 and 200 breast, while MacDonald accomplished the feat in the 200 free.

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