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Twenty members of the Dryden Dolphins Swim Club competed at the Northwestern Ontario swim meet in Kenora April 9-11.
Teams from across Northwestern Ontario and Winnipeg competed at the three-day event.
This was the largest contigency of Dolphins attending a swim meet this season, with six new swimmers participating in their first competitive swim meet.
Out of the 20 swimmers participating in the meet, the Dolphins club had eight competitors finish top three in a wide range of swimming styles and lengths.
Top three finishes for the Dolphins were:
•Eight-year-old Sarah Urquhart finished first in the 50m breaststroke, second in the 50m freestyle, the 400m freestyle, the 100m backstroke and the 100m individual medley and finished third in the 200m freestyle
•Eight-year-old Rayleh Hanson-Munn finished first in the 50m backstroke
•Twelve-year-old Kira Kuzemchuk finished first in the 400m freestyle and the 50m breaststroke, finished second in the 400m individual medley and third in the 800m freestyle, the 100m backstroke and the 100m breaststroke
•Nine-year-old Thomas Moline finished second in the 100m freestyle and third in the 50m freestyle
•Nine-year-old Tyson Cameron finished third in the 100m individual medley
•Eleven-year-old Alex Urquhart finished first in the 50m breaststroke and third in the 50m backstroke
•Twelve-year-old Jacob Anderson finished second in the 50m butterfly and the 400m individual medley and finished third in the 50m freestyle, the 100m freestyle, the 800m freestyle and the 200m individual medley
*Fourteen-year-old Patrick Gould finished second in the 50m freestyle and the 800m freestyle
All swimmers earned medals in their respective age categories.
The short course (25m pool) season is officially over for the Dryden Dolphins.
Qualifying members of the club will compete in Winnipeg for the Golden Plains Invitational, which is a long course (50m pool or Olympic standard) in early May.
The Dolphins club has been very successful this season, bringing home many top three finishes in meets all over Northwestern Ontario and Manitoba.