CW Elites Kick Off New Year at MAC Winter Invitational

By: RF - Jan. 30, 2020

MAC Winter Invitational
Markham Pan Am Pool
January 9-12, 2020

MAC Winter Invitational Report The Markham Aquatic Club’s Winter Invitational was held at the Markham Pan Am Pool on the weekend of January 9th. This 3.5 day meet kicks off the New Year’s Competitive Season for CW’s Elite and Junior Elite groups. “It is always interesting to look at the results from this meet” said Head Coach Russ Franklin, he added “The swimmers in my two groups are either, tired from the Holiday Training Camp we had or they are ‘Over Rested’ because of their family vacation over the holidays.”

Club Warriors had 23 swimmers participating in the meet. They combined to bring home 43 Individual Medals. Leading the way for CW was 17 yr. old Tori Meklensek who earned 5 Gold and 2 Silver Medals. Ian Friesen (16) also brought home 7 medals; 2 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze.

Next up for the Elite and Junior Elite Groups are the Provincial Championship Competitions; Festivals, Youth and Junior and Age Groups.

Medalists
Tyler Bell 1500 Free 3rd, 200 Free, 100 Back 1st, 200 Back 2nd
Canek Bracho 50 Back 1st, 50 Free 1st, 100 Free 2nd
Ian Friesen 800 Free 2nd, 200 Free 1st, 100 Fly 3rd, 50 Free 2nd, 400 Free 1st, 200 Back 3rd, 50 Fly 2nd
Luc Landry 200 Fly 1st
Jack Lu 400 Free 3rd
Kaitlin Marton 800 Free 2nd, 200 Breast
Tori Meklensek 800 Free 1st, 200 Free 1st, 100 Fly 2nd, 50 Free 1st, 400 Free 1st, 100 Free 1st, 50 Fly 2nd
Kieran Stone 1500 Free 2nd, 100 Back 2nd, 200 IM, 100 Free 3rd
Haley Thomas 200 Free 1st, 100 fly 1st, 200 Fly, 400 Free, 100 Free 1st, 50 Fly 2nd/td>
Avery Willis 800 Free 2nd, 400 IM 1st, 200 Fly 1st, 200 Back 2nd
Tara Wong 400 IM 3rd, 50 Free 1st, 100 Free 2nd, 50 Fly 3rd


Top 10 Finishers
Liya Alexeeva 200 Back
Tyler Bell 200 Free, 400 IM, 400 Free
Canek Bracho 100 Back, 200 Back, 50 Fly
Quitze Bracho 100 Fly, 50 Free, 50 Fly
Ariel Chan 200 Fly
Ian Friesen 200 Fly
Ellie Kim 200 Fly, 50 Free, 200 IM, 200 Back
Luc Landry 100 Fly, 200 IM, 50 Fly
Nathan Landry 100 Breast, 100 Fly, 50 Breast, 200 Fly
Jack Lu 50 Free, 200 Breast, 100 Free, 50 Fly
Kaitlin Marton 100 Breast, 400 IM, 200 Fly, 200 IM, 50 Fly
Grace Payne 1500 Free, 100 Back
Andres Paz 200 Breast
Jannah Saad 50 Back, 100 Back, 200 Back
Kieran Stone 200 Free, 50 Free, 400 Free
Haley Thomas 100 Back
Hannah Wagner 400 IM, 200 Fly, 200 IM
Avery Willis 100 Breast, 100 Fly, 100 Back, 200 Breast, 200 IM, 50 Fly
Tara Wong 200 Free, 200 Breast, 200 IM

Full results can be found on the SNC website:
https://www.swimming.ca/en/meet/34074/