Kootenay swimmers set personal bests at Kelowna meet

It was the first long course event of the season for the Kootenay Swim Club.

Locke Finley competing during a recent meet in Kelowna.

Four swimmers set new personal bests as the Kootenay Swim Club started its long course season at an event in Kelowna last weekend.

Mackenzie Mager set new personal bests in six events while Locke Finley set new marks in six events as well as an AA time in the 100-metre breast stroke.

Stevie McCulloch hit a personal best and AAA time in the 50 free, and AA times in the 200 individual medley, 100 backstroke and 200 breast stroke.

Brianne Mager, meanwhile, hit the AA mark in the 100 backstroke while making the finals in that event as well as the 50 and 200 freestyle events, respectively.

The results mean the swim club will have several athletes present for the SwimBC AA Championships in Kamloops, July 24 to 26. The club also plans to be attend the BC Summer Games, July 21-24 in Abbotsford.

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