Langley's Selina Schmelcher won the gold medal in the 200m butterfly, one of four medals she won. at the B.C. long course AA championships in Kamloops.

Schmelcher leads Olympians in Kamloops

Langley swimmer nets two gold, two silver medals at provincial long course AA championships

Selina Schmelcher led the way with two gold and two silver medals at the B.C. long course AA championships.

She was one of nine members of the Langley Olympians Swim Club competing at the meet over the weekend in Kamloops as more than 400 of the top swimmers from around the province were in the pool.

Schmelcher, competing in the girls 12/13 division, won the 100m and 200m butterfly events and was second in the 200m and 400m individual medley races. She also qualified for the AAA championships in three events and achieved her first age group national time standard in the 200m butterfly.

Isobel McNeill won a pair of silver medals in the 800m freestyle and 200m backstroke while also achieving her AAA standard in the latter event. She was in the 11 and under girls division.

Ayush Kaul (boys 12/13) and Milana Solar (girls 12/13) each won bronze in the 1500m and 200m freestyle events, respectively.

 

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