The Kelowna Aquajets made a splash at the Canada West Championships – Sports

Aquajet shines in Calgary

The Kelowna Aquajets had an excellent run at the Canada West Championships in Calgary.

The team sent 15 swimmers to the competition and they were fourth out of 50 teams.

Aiden Kirk led the team to a pair of gold medals in the 200 fly and 400 free, silver in the 1,500 free and bronze in the 200 free.

Daniil Savelev swam to gold at 400 free and silver at 200 free. Ruby Kehler swam to a pair of bronze medals in the free 200 and 400. Abigail Jerome swam to silver in the 50 free while Paul Neupert swam to silver in the 100 fly and broke club records in the 50 and 100 fly for the men’s open.

Kodi Wiman managed to finish on the podium with a bronze in the 200 chest and Jared Moore also took home a bronze medal in the free 50.

The other swimmers who qualified for the final were Sebastian Cudmore, Alex McDonald, Juliet Nicholson, Dakota Wiman, Emilie Golinowski and Alexa Pauletto.

The relay team also had a strong showing. Topping the podium in the Men’s 4×100 free with a bronze medal were Paul Neupert, Alex McDonald, Daniil Savelev and Jared Moore.

On the women’s side in the 4×100 Medley, (back) Teagan Murray, (chest) Kodi Wiman, (fly) Dakota Wiman and (free) Abigail Jerome also swam to the bronze medal.

Next up for the Aquajets is their home swim meet, the Gorman Bros. Spring Jamboree, followed by the Vernon Invitational, Kamloops Pratt, and another swim meet in Calgary.

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