The bus trip to the Ontario Division 1 Team Championships in Ottawa on Dec. 13 got off to a lucky start.
The bus of excited 28 swimmers stopped at the A&W in the Best Buy parking lot to drop off unwrapped toys for the TD Toy Bank.
The Sudbury Laurentian Swim Club competed in the Ontario Division 1 Team Championships, Dec. 13-15, held at the Nepean Sportsplex. The club was very pleased with their 10th place overall and retained their position in the top division of teams in Ontario.
Highlights of the meet included Hannah Nordquist winning five individual gold medals and a silver in the 10 and under girls 200 medley relay.
Other medallists for SLSC were Nina Kucheran with three gold and two silver medals, Thomas Boyd, Chris Eastick, Julie Langlois, Alex Sarvas, Everett Smith and Erik Wainman. Other swimmers placing in the top eight in their individual events were Ali Bertrim, Morgan Kivinen, Emmy Kucheran, Alex Langlois and Caelan Thompson.
SLSC had a some swimmers qualify for the provincial short-course championships as well. Morgan Kivinen, Emmy Kucheran and Thomas Boyd qualified in their respective age groups. Nina Kucheran broke a North Eastern Ontario record in the 13-14 girls 100 breaststroke as well.
SLSC records were broken by Hannah Nordquist, Nina Kucheran and Julie Langlois.
Congratulations to all of the swimmers from SLSC with great performances and personal best times.