The pool at the Nelson and District Community Complex prior to ongoing renovations.

Stevenson McCulloch wins silver at MJB Law Classic

The Nelson swimmer finished second in the 100-metre butterfly final in Kamloops.

Nelson swimmer Stevenson McCulloch earned a silver medal Sunday at the MJB Law Classic in Kamloops.

McCulloch, a member of The Kootenay Swim Club, finished second in the boy’s 100-metre butterfly final. The podium finish capped a weekend for McCulloch that also included 10 personal bests and AA qualifying times in seven events.

Three of McCulloch’s teammates also competed at the tournament.

Logan Blair set six personal best times as well as three AA event qualifying times. Blair also finished 0.3 seconds off his first AAA time in the 50 freestyle.

Riley Mager set seven new AA times, while Brianne Mager had five personal bests. Evelyn Upward also had six personal best times as well as a regional standard time in the 200 individual medley.

The team’s next meet is Kelowna’s KAJ Snowfest in January prior to February’s SwimBC AA Championships in Penticton.

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