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Olympians medal in Alberta

The Langley Olympians Swim Club had a strong showing at the age group nationals in Calgary -
The Langley Olympians Swim Club had a strong showing at the age group nationals in Calgary
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It was a golden time in Alberta for members of the Langley Olympians Swim Club.

The local club sent a team of a dozen swimmers to Calgary for the 2012 age group nationals, where they were up against 1,600 swimmers from across the country.

And two of the Langley swimmers finished atop the podium.

Hillary Metcalfe, 14, won gold in the 50m breaststroke, setting a new club record with her time of 33.43. She also captured three silver medals in the 100 breast, 200 breast and 200 IM.

Justin Schramm, 14, won the 200 fly, setting a new club record time of 2:11.32. He also grabbed a bronze medal in the 200 free and was fourth in the 400 free, seventh in the 100 free and eighth in the 100 fly.

Renae Ledoux, 12, won bronze in the 50 breast, setting a new personal best in the process. She also made the finals in the 100 breast and 200 breast, finishing fourth and fifth, respectively.

Robyn Nakano, 13, won bronze in the 200 fly and was sixth in the 100 fly.

Chelsea Borrowdale, 13, was fourth in the 200 breast, seventh in the 100 breast and eighth in the 200 fly.

Ryan Moloney, 16, Josh Franklin, 16, and Kelley MacDonald, 12, all left the meet with personal bests in all of their events.

As a team, the Olympians finished 25th.

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Three Olympians swimmers took part in the 2012 Canadian Summer Nationals in Edmonton.

Jake Tapp won three gold medals (100 back, 100 fly and 200 IM) while Chelsey Salli won silver in the 50 breast, as well as making the finals in the her other events. She was fifth in the 200 breast, sixth in 100 breast and tenth in the 200 IM.

And Charlie Tapp finished fifth overall in the 50 free and tenth in 50 fly.

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