Matteis Wins Provincial Gold In Open Water Championships
Quinn Matteis was the lone Chatham Y Pool Shark swimmer at the Ontario Provincial Open Water 2km
Championships at Professor’s Lake in Brampton this week.
Matties captured the Gold Medal in the 14 year old boys category. He swam the 2km distance in 24min:45sec finishing four minutes ahead of his nearest competitor. Quinn won all the Provincial distance swims in his age category as he won the 400m, 800m, and 1500m free events in the pool at Summer Provincials.
The Chatham Pool Sharks is a local competitive swim club and currently has nationally ranked swimmers on the team, as well as many provincial and regional-level qualifiers. This is in addition to the SEAL developmental program offered for younger swimmers. For more information about the Chatham Pool Sharks visit www.chathamypoolsharks.com.