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Whalers win Chilliwack meet

Piero Cervo of the Abbotsford Whalers Swim Club competes in the Chilliwack Stingrays Invitational Swim Meet at Rotary Pool in Chilliwack on Saturday. - Jenna Hauck/Black Press
Piero Cervo of the Abbotsford Whalers Swim Club competes in the Chilliwack Stingrays Invitational Swim Meet at Rotary Pool in Chilliwack on Saturday.
— image credit: Jenna Hauck/Black Press

The Abbotsford Whalers were swimming in gold at last weekend’s Chilliwack Stingrays Swim Meet.

Despite fielding only a split squad in Chilliwack, the club won the meet with more than 3,000 points and more than a dozen medals.

Sarah Portas and Alycia Connorton each won four golds in their respective divisions, while Emilio Nicolato claimed three gold medals and added a silver.

The Whalers sent another contingent of swimmers east to Richmond for its Watermania meet.

The Whalers’ nine swimmers accumulated eight gold, four silver and a bronze medal between them.

Fallon Quast, Emily De Jager and Hailey Klenk led the way for the Whalers.

Quast broke the Division 4 butterfly record, with a blistering time of 31.1 seconds.

 

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