- BC Games
Kim, Herbert lead the way in the water for Olympians
Joshua Kim went 9-for-9 and Bailey Herbert went 8-for-8 in their events, taking top spots in their respective divisions.
These were just two of the many impressive accomplishments by members of the Langley Olympians Swim Club.
The swimmers were competing at the UBC Aquatic Centre on Oct. 26-27 at the Vancouver Pacific Swim Club Invitational Meet.
More than 370 swimmers representing 11 clubs from around the Lower Mainland took part.
The competitors ages 11 and over completed nine events over the two days while those 10 and under did eights events over the same time frame.
Herbert, 10, also managed to break Olympians club records in the 100 breast (1:27.92) and 50 fly (35.08) as well as achieving personal bests in all eight events.
Kim, 11, set a new meet record in the 100 breast (1:22.50).
Other medalists for the Olympians included:
Hillary Metcalfe (15) in the 100 IM
Reagen Bedard (10) in the 50 breast; Chelsea Borrowdale (14) in the 100 IM; Josie Field (11) in the 100 fly and 50 fly; Alysse Franklin (14) in the 100 back; Brayden Kells (12) in the 50 breast and 100 breast; Hugh McNeill (10) in the 50 breast, 100 breast, 100 back and 100 IM; Robyn Nakano (14) in the 50 fly
Renae Ledoux (14) in the 100 IM; Avery Martin (12) in the 100 breast; Hugh McNeill in the 50 back, 100 free and 50 fly; Severen Parr (9) in the 50 breast
Top 10 Aggregate Placings;
9 & under girls – Severen Parr fourth, Isobel McNeill (7) sixth
10 year girls – Bailey Herbert 1st, Reagen Bedard ninth
10 year boys – Hugh McNeill 2nd, Dylan Thomas 10th
11 year boys – Joshua Kim 1st, Bryce Dong ninth
11 year girls – Josie Field fourth
12 year boys – Avery Martin 4th, Brayden Kells fifth
12 year girls – Ellen Lansing eighth
13 year girls – Mackenzie Dong eighth
14 year boys – Bennett MacDonald 10th
14 year girls – Danielle de la Gorgendiere sixth