Junior Pool Sharks Bring Home Hardware from Provincials

Chatham Y Pool SharksLondon, On- Madeline Tran, David Tran, and Genevieve Sasseville competed at Swim Ontario’s Summer Festival Meet this past weekend in London. The Festival meet draws the fastest 12/u (provincial qualifiers) from across Ontario to compete and is the junior equivalent of the provincial meet being held this weekend in Ottawa.

Madeline Tran (10) brought home gold in the 50m backstroke and silver in the 100m backstroke. As well as a top eight finish in the 200 backstroke.

David Tran (12) posted an under 30-second time in boy’s 50m freestyle with an 8th place finish.

Genevieve Sasseville (12) earned her 3rd Age Group National cut and is now qualified to attend the Canadian age-group championships on July 29 to Aug. 2 in Quebec City. She is the second Pool Shark to qualify this season, with Maddy Broad also able to compete at this meet.

At the Summer Festival Sasseville received a bronze in the 50 freestyle and had 4-top eight finishes in the: 200m freestyle, 100m fly, 200m fly and 100m free.

Connor Cartier (10) also qualified but was unable to attend due to previous commitments.


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