Breakers Swim for Success at Hello Winter Swim Meet

The Breakers Swim Team took part in the Hello Winter Swim Meet in Markham at the Pan-Am Centre on December 13th to the 15th.


           Back (L to R) Michelle Wang, Matthew Bull, Abhinav Shankar, Hannah Kent, Jayson Horseman                                                        Front (L to R) Sharvani Shankar, Kenzie Bourassa

The Breakers had 7 swimmers competing and finished with 32 Top 10 finishes. All 7 swimmers finished with at least 4 Personal Best (PB) times and all swimmers placed in the Top 10, the Breakers ended with a very successful 8th place overall.

In the 11 year old girls, Sharvani Shankar had great success with 6 PB times, and 5th place in the 50m Breaststroke.

12 year old girls, Kenzie Bourassa finished the event with 8 PB times. Bourassa also placed 3rd in the 50m Butterfly, 6th in the 100m Individual Medley, 9th in the 50m Freestyle, and 10th in the 200m Freestyle.

In the 13 year old boys, Matthew Bull had great success, he brought home 7 PB times including a 1st place finish in the 100m Freestyle. He also received 2nd place finishes in the 50m Backstroke, 50m Freestyle, 100m Backstroke, 200m Backstroke, and 100m Freestyle.

In the 14 year old boys, Abhinav Shankar brought home 6 PB time including a 3rd place finish in the 50m Breaststroke, and 10th place in the 200m Freestyle.

In the 15 and Over girls age group Hannah Kent finished with 5 PB times, and placed 5th in 800m Freestyle, 6th in 200m Individual Medley. Kent also received 7th place finishes in the 400m Individual Medley, 200m Freestyle, and 100m Backstroke. She also received 8th in the 100m Freestyle, 9th in the 100m Breaststroke, and 10th in the 50m Freestyle.

Michelle Wang had a successful event with 5 PB times, as well as 2nd in 50m Freestyle. Wang received several 3rd place finishes in 100m Freestyle, 200m Backstroke, 200m Individual Medley, and 400m Individual Medley, as well as an 8th place finish in the 100m Backstroke.

In the 16 and Over year old boys age group Jayson Horseman had 4 PB times, an impressive 3rd in the 800m Freestyle, 4th in the 200m Individual Medley, 5th in the 100 Freestyle, and 7th place finishes in the 50m Freestyle, 100m Individual Medley, and 200m Freestyle.

The Breakers will be competing at the 2020 Orangeville Developmental Meet on January 11th in Orangeville, as well as the 2020 Out of the Gate Long Course Meet on January 25th in Guelph