Park captures trio of gold medals

Langley Olympians win 19 medals at Lower Mainland regional championships

It has been a busy time in the pool for members of the Langley Olympians Swim Club.

Twenty-three swimmers hit the pool for the Lower Mainland regional championships in Richmond, combining to win six gold, five silver and eight bronze medals.

John Park led the way with three gold medals (200 back, 100 breast, 50 free).

Also winning gold medals were Isobel McNeill (800 free), Joseph Park (50 back) and Katelyn Schroeder (50 free). McNeill also won two bronze medals in the 50 free, 50 breast).

Other medal winners included: a pair of silver medals (50 fly, 100 fly) and a bronze (50 free) for Erin Moloney; silver medals for Aiden Erickson (100 fly), John Kim (50 breast) and April St. Pierre (200 breast), and bronze medals for John Park (400 free, 100 back), Madison Belgica (200 back), Nina Egi (50 breast) and Joseph Park (50 free).

And competing at the B.C. provincial AA short course championships the week before, Sevi Parr won silver in the 800 free and bronze in the 400 free events.

 

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