November 29, 2012
Shelby Stene breaks 27 year old Provincial Record
On the opening day of the Youth Cup swim meet in Toronto, Saskatoon swimmer Shelby Stene had a great start, swimming to 2 best times in 2 very tough races; 800 Free and 400 IM. In the 800 Free she swam a best time by 12 seconds with a time of 9:06.83 winning the Silver Medal. Then in the 400 IM she swam a time of 4:59.11 with another best time by 12 seconds and set a new Provincial record in the 13 & 14 Girls age category. The previous record had been held since 1985! This is the 2nd time that Stene has broken a 25 year old record.
Team Sask had a total of 10 swims today with 7 of them
being best times.
Sydney Haygarth, Regina 800 Free 9:37.39
Shelby Stene, Saskatoon 800 Free 9:06.83 and 400 IM 4:59.11
Brian Palaschuk, Regina 1500 Free 16:26.41
Nolan Hill, Regina 1500 Free 17:47.64
Madison Miller, Saskatoon 400 IM 5:13.37
Jacob Korpan, Regina 400 IM 4:51.96
Madison, Shelby, Brian and Jacob all advance to the final in the 400 IM which takes place at the start of Finals on Friday November 30, 2012
Brian Palaschuk had a great swim in the 1500 Free capturing Gold for Team Sask.
Swim Sask selected a total of sixteen swimmers (8 female and 8 male) to compete at the 30th Annual Youth Cup competition. This is the first year that Sask has sent a team to this event.
Racing continues right through until Sunday night. Preliminary heats start at 8:30 a.m. and Finals at 6:00 p.m. EST. Watch for more great swims from this group.
Live results can be found at: http://www.csca.org/nyac/meetresults/2012youthcup/