Twelve members of the White Rock Wave masters swim club fared well at the UBC masters swim meet Nov. 3 in Vancouver.
The team won five of seven relays it entered in the 15-team meet, while many swimmers scooped individual medals as well.
Among the medal-winners were Gavin Weise, 19, who won gold in the 50-m butterfly, silver in the 100-m freestyle and bronze in both the 50-m free and 100-m individual medley; Brian Sawyer, first in 50-m butterfly and second in 50-m free; Andy Ji, first in 200-m IM, second in 100-m free and 100-m breaststroke; Matt Cobb, first in 50-m free, second in 50-m fly and third in 50-m back and 100-m breast; and Natalie Bayley, who won gold medals in the 50-m breast and 200-m IM, and bronze in 50-m back.
Elsewhere in the pool, Karlene Clapham, 44, scooped gold medals in the 50-m free and 200-m free, and silvers in the 50- and 100-m free; Theo Manley won gold in the 100-m free and 200-m IM, and silver in the 400-m free and 100-m back; Sharyn Richardson, earned silver in the 100-m IM and bronze in the 50-m back and 50-m free; Ted Willmer won a gold medal in the 50-m back and silver in the 200-m free; Gladys Willmer won three breaststroke races – the 50-, 100- and 200-m events.
Alida Brichon claimed gold in the 50-m back, as well as the 100- and 200-m breaststroke and Tony Pease rounded out the winners with four second-place swims – two in the freestyle, one in the breaststroke and one in the IM.
The Wave are now on a competitive break until January.