White Rock Amateur Swim Association competitors (Clockwise from top left) Michael Dolmat

White Rock Amateur Swim Association competitors (Clockwise from top left) Michael Dolmat

White Rock swimmers set record

Strong performance by team at 2012 Provincial Championship

A strong showing by White Rock Amateur Swim Association (WRASA) competitors at the 2012 Provincial Championships included a record-setting performance in the 200-metre medley relay.

Michael Dolmat, Kevin Mason, Chris Weiss and Ryan Szostak took gold with a time of 1:51.96, bettering the provincial 17-19 record of 1:52.46 set in 2004.

The Aug. 13-19 B.C. Summer Swimming Association event in Nanaimo saw WRASA swimmers rack up the highest points total in the province, giving the White Rock club its first provincial team win since 2003 and supporting the first regional win for Fraser South in “as long as anyone can remember,” according to the club website at www.wrasa.ca

Six-time WRASA winners Katherine Toy, Kevin Mason and Ben Berg medalled in all four of their individual events and their two relay events and went on to swim the medley relay representing the Fraser South Region and take gold to boost their individual medal counts to seven.

Some of the many other multiple winners included: Michael Dolmat with two gold medals, one silver and one bronze; Stephanie Lee, with one gold and two silver; Nadia McGowan, with one gold and two silvers; and Mikaela Wilson, with individual gold, silver and bronze performances.

Based on a breakdown of results provided by the club, other gold medal winners included Hanna Milic, Kelli Ruim, Stephanie Pak, David Zhang, Milos Miljenovic, Mark Stewart, Brian Johns, Paisley Samoil, Emma Lawson, Spencer Hillman and James Bogart.

Silver medals were won by Zadie Fack, Leah Wilson, Nyah Angus, Emily Williams, Celine Dempsey, Vicky Luan and Joshua Hueller.

Bronze medal winners included Rachel Brownrigg, Jordan Gee, Zhuo Blagee, George Brownrigg, Wonsucc Lee, Jaryd Middleton and Andrew Bishop.

Complete results can be viewed at: www.wrasa.ca

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

A video released this week by the Self Advocates of Semiahmoo addresses the importance of language. (Screenshot)
VIDEO: Language matters, say Semiahmoo advocates, following Chilliwack trustee’s use of R-word

Education video released early in light of inappropriate comment

Preparations are made for a video recording at White Rock Baptist Church that will be part of this weekend’s Christmas on the Peninsula online event. (White Rock Baptist Church Facebook photo)
Christmas on the Peninsula moves online due to COVID-19 restrictions

Annual event – normally held in uptown White Rock – set for Saturday, Nov. 28

Jack Herring, 3, met Santa at a 2017 ‘Cram the Cruiser’ event held by White Rock RCMP. This Saturday (Nov. 28), the detachment will host a drive-thru collection drive as part of its month-long children’s clothing drive. (File photo)
Children’s clothing, winter wear sought at White Rock RCMP ‘main event’

Drive-thru collection day set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 28

Lisa Werring, Surrey Christmas Bureau boss, inside the charity’s new home. (Submitted photo)
‘Toys, toys, toys, we need toys’: Surrey Christmas Bureau calls for donations

‘It’s been a challenging season to say the least. Every day is a new adventure,’ says bureau boss Lisa Werring

(report.deltapolice.ca screenshot)
Delta police launch online reporting tool

Site for reporting non-emergencies such as vandalism, fraud under $5K, lost property, traffic incidents

People wearing face masks to help curb the spread of COVID-19 cross a street in downtown Vancouver, on Sunday, November 22, 2020. The use of masks is mandatory in indoor public and retail spaces in the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C. reports 17 COVID deaths, 1,933 new cases as hospitalizations surge over the weekend

There are 277 people in hospital, of whom 59 are in ICU or critical care

(Black Press Media files)
B.C. to test emergency alert system on cell phones, TVs, radios on Wednesday

The alert is part of a twice yearly test of the national Alert Ready system

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speak to the media about the COVID-19 virus outside Rideau Cottage in Ottawa, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Canada’s inability to manufacture vaccines in-house will delay distribution: Trudeau

First doses of COVID-19 vaccine expected in first few months of 2021, prime minister says

Phillip Tallio was just 17 when he was convicted of murder in 1983 (file photo)
Miscarriage of justice before B.C. teen’s 1983 guilty plea in girl’s murder: lawyer

Tallio was 17 when he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of his 22-month-old cousin

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good
Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

This undated photo issued by the University of Oxford shows of vial of coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, in Oxford, England. Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said Monday Nov. 23, 2020, that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals. (University of Oxford/John Cairns via AP)
VIDEO: How do the leading COVID vaccines differ? And what does that mean for Canada?

All three of the drug companies are incorporating novel techniques in developing their vaccines

An aerial shot of Cedar Valley Lodge this past August, LNG Canada’s newest accommodation for workers at the project site in Kitimat. This is where several employees are isolating after a COVID-19 outbreak was declared last Thursday (Nov. 19). (Photo courtesy of LNG Canada)
Forty-one positive COVID-19 cases associated with the LNG Canada site outbreak in Kitimat

Thirty-four of the 41 cases remain active, according to Northern Health

7-year-old Mackenzie Hodge from Penticton sent a hand-written letter to premiere John Horgan asking if she’d be able to see her elf, Ralph under the new coronavirus restrictions. (John Horgan / Twitter)
Elf on the shelf an acceptable house guest, B.C. premier tells Penticton girl

A 7-year-old from Penticton penned a letter asking if she’d be allowed to see her elf this year

Most Read