CT33 Thunderbird swimmers competed against teams from across Northeastern Ontario at the second NEOR Developmental meet held at the North Bay YMCA this past weekend.
This Swim Ontario sanctioned event was hosted by the North Bay Y Titans.
Owen Baas, 10, and teammate Brody Marietti, 14, led the team, capturing six first place finishes in their events over the course of the weekend.
Club records were broken by Trael Daly Stevens in the 100 metre IM while team mate Owen Baas, 10, broke club records in the 100 m and 200m Backstroke.
Other Thunderbirds with capturing first place were Robby Baas, 11, Gabriel Cadieux, 14, Timothy Corbeil, 12, Trael Daly Stevens, 15, Jesse Hammond, 18, Evan Kilroy, 17, Sheldon Kilroy, 14, Noah Papatheodorou, 15, Cole Paralovos, 16, Abigail Betsill, 11, Leah Chirico, 16, Fia Diorio, 12, Sydney Doidge, 14, Sophie Durocher, 10, Ashley Girard, 18, Grace Hong, 12, Emilia Lainevool, 15, Jillian O’Donnell, 16, Jaiden Paralovos, 14, Peyton Paralovos, 12, Madilyn Reaume, 11 and Jenna Wall,14.
Top three achievements we awarded to Albert Bouley, 12, Gavin Wall,13, Annika Lainevool, 13, Ayden Michaud, 15, Ryleigh Paralovos, 11, , Katie Sefton,15, Madeline Tanner,16, and Isabella Trottier, 10.
Swimmers with top 10 finishes were Meghan Norman, 15 and Rachelle Ouellette, 15.
The men’s relay teams dominated the events with six first place finishes while the women captured three first place finishes and one second place finish.
Meantime in Sudbury, three CT33 Thunderbird swimmers aged 12 and under competed against teams from across Northeastern Ontario at the first Top Fish Meet of the season in Sudbury on the weekend.
The Swim Ontario Sanctioned event was hosted by Nickel City Aquatics at the Gatchell pool.
Sophie Durocher, 11, led the trio with one first place, 3 second place finishes and one third. Grace Hong, 12, in second place in four events and one third. Isabella Trottier, 10, had one first place finish and top ten placement in three other events.
Personal best times were recorded by a majority of CT33 swimmers.
North Bay coaches Pierre Simard, Penny Lecour, Hillar Lainevool and Elle Louise George said they were pleased with the results from the meet and the success and growth of all swimmers.