NEWS RELEASE · 18th August 2014
Kitimat Marlin Swim Club
Kitimat Marlins swimmer Sheena Bartel competed at the world masters swimming championships in Montreal this last week. There were over 6000 athletes from 97 countries competing. Sheena made the tough qualifying times in the 30-34 age group while racing in the northwest region this spring.
Ms. Bartel raced people from a variety of different countries in her heats and was able to place 1st or second in all her heat out of the 10 people racing in each heat. Overall for her age group Bartel had her best result in the 100 meter breaststroke placing 17th overall out of 42 competitors (3rd fastest Canadian). She also placed 17th in the 50 meter breaststroke out of 36 competitors (4th fastest Canadian). Placed 27th out of 73 competitors in the 100 meter freestyle (8th fastest Canadian) 29th out of 56 swimmers in the 50 meter butterfly (8th fastest Canadian) and 30th out of 72 swimmers in the 50 freestyle (11 th fastest Canadian)
Next stop Russia
Comment by Big Daddio on 18th August 2014
Excellent Sheena! Next year Russia. You can show old Putin who's the Boss.