Bell Canadian Swimming Trials Alberta Results

Megan Narsing News, Swim Alberta News

The Bell Canadian Swimming Trials were held April 5-10, 2022 in Victoria, B.C. Alberta did a phenomenal job with 15 clubs attending. Alberta athletes were in the finals a total of 120 times and winning a total of 35 medals. There was also a total of 5 provincial senior records that were broken and 13 provincial age-group records broken at the meet.

Congratulations to all the athletes below for breaking records and bringing home medals. You have really shown the rest of Canada what Alberta can do!

Medal Counts:

SENIOR – 4 Gold, 5 Silver, 7 Bronze
JUNIOR – 3 Gold, 10 Silver, 5 Bronze
PARA – 1 Bronze

Medal Breakdowns by Day:

Day 1 – April 5

  • 200 IM Men – Lorne Wigginton – UCSC – Junior – Silver Medal
  • 100 Back Women – Ingrid Wilm – CASC – Senior – Bronze Medal (Provincial Record – Senior)
  • 100 Back Women – Jordan Greber – GPP – Junior – Bronze Medal (Provincial record – 15 yr female)
  • 100 Back Men – Aiden Norman – UCSC – Junior –  Bronze Medal
  • 400 Free Men – Lorne Wigginton – UCSC – Junior – Silver Medal

Day 2 -April 6

  • 50 Back Women – Ingrid Wilm – CASC – Silver Medal
  • 100 Fly Women – Rebecca Smith – UCSC – Bronze medal (Provincial Record – Senior),  Kamryn Cannings – UCSC– Silver medal
  • 1500 Free Women – Emma Finlin – EKSC – Bronze Medal
  • 200 Free Men Para – Connor Bissett – OSC – Bronze Medal

Day 3 – April 7

  • 50 Fly Women – Kamryn Cannings – UCSC – Silver Medal,  Ingrid Wilm – CASC – Bronze Medal
  • 100 Breast Women – Rachel Nicol – UCSC – Silver Medal,  Alicia L’Archeveque – UCSC – Junior – Gold Medal
  • 100 Breast Men – Ian Cameron- OSC – Junior – Silver Medal, Hayden Visscher – OSC – Junior – Bronze Medal
  • 200 Free Men – Paul Dardis – KSC – Junior – Silver medal (Provincial Record – 15 yr male)

Day 4 – April 8

  • 100 Free Women – Kamryn Cannings – UCSC – Junior – Gold Medal
  • 50 Breaststroke Women – Rachel Nicol – UCSC – Gold Medal, Avery Wisemen – OSC – Silver Medal
  • 50 Breaststroke Men – Apollo Hess – UOFL – Gold Medal

Day 5 – April 9

  • 200 Back Women – Ingrid Wilm – CASC – Bronze Medal
  • 200 Back Male – Richie Stokes – UCSC – Gold Medal, Aiden Norman – UCSC – Junior – Gold Medal
  • 400 IM Male – Lorne Wigginton – UCSC – Junior – Gold Medal (Provincial Record – 16 yr male)

Day 6 – April 10

  • 200 Breaststroke Women – Rachel Nicol – UCSC – Silver Medal (Provincial Record – Senior)
  • 200 Breaststroke Men – Apollo Hess – UOFL – Bronze Medal, Ian Cameron – OSC – Junior – Bronze Medal
  • 50 Free Women -Kamryn Cannings – UCSC & Taegan Vander Leek – EKSC – TIE Junior – Silver Medal
  • 50 Free Men – Owen Guyn – LASC – Bronze Medal, Paul Dardis – KSC – Junior – Silver Medal (Provincial Record – 15 yr male)
  • 800 Free Women – Emma Finlin – EKSC – Bronze & Junior Silver Medal (Provincial Record – 16 yr female)
  • 1500 Free Men – Lorne Wigginton – UCSC – Junior – Silver Medal

Provincial Records

  • 100 Free Women – Maxine Clark – UCSC – 13yr old female
  • 100 Butterfly – Maxine Clark – UCSC – 13yr old female
  • 100 Fly Men – Nicholas Duncan – UCSC – 15 yr male
  • 200 Free Women – Rebecca Smith – UCSC – Senior
  • 400 IM Women – Emma Finlin – EKSC – 16 yr female
  • 100 Free Men – Paul Dardis – KSC – 15 yr male

Following the Trials the following team announcements were made with Alberta Swimmers and Coaches. A warm congratulations to the following:

FINA World Champs
– Rachel Nicol, UCSC
– Rebecca Smith, UCSC
– Richie Stokes, UCSC
– Ingrid Wilm, CASC

FINA World Champs Open Water
– Emma Finlin – EKSC
– Coach Paul Birmingham, EKSC as Team Coach

Commonwealth Games Nominee
– Rebecca Smith, UCSC

Junior Pan Pacific Champs
– Kamryn Cannings UCSC
– Emma Finlin EKSC
– Jordan Greber GPP
– Alicia L’Archeveque UCSC
– Christey Liang EKSC
– Teagan Vander Leek EKSC
– Paul Dardis KSC
– Aiden Norman UCSC
– Hayden Visscher OSC
– Lorne Wiggington UCSC

Coaches
– Carl Simonson UCSC – Head Coach
– Paul Birmingham EKSC – Coach 1

FINA World Junior Open Water Champs
– Diego Paz UOFA
– Naomi Slee EKSC

We’d like to recognize all the athletes that went to the Trials this past week. Keep swimming Alberta!