Poseidon swimmers medal, post personal-best times in Mount Pearl
There were plenty of great swims for Poseidon members at a recent meet in Mount Pearl.
The club from Carbonear had a team of six on hand for the Body Quest Mount Pearl Marlins Junior Invitational and returned from the meet with six medals and lots of personalbest times.
Leading the way for Poseidon was Rylee Moores, who collected two medals in the 11-years-andolder female category. Moores took five seconds off her previous personal best to claim silver in the 100-metre individual medley event. Moores also won a bronze medal in 50-metre freestyle.
Sarah Burt earned a silver medal in 200-metre breaststroke, Robyn Gale claimed a bronze by shaving seven seconds off her previous personal best in 100-metre individual medley and Mackenzie Sutton won a bronze medal in 100-metre backstroke. All three competed in the girls 11-yearsand-older age category.
Burt, Gale, Moores and Sutton shared a medal in the 4x50-metre freestyle relay, finishing less than three seconds ahead of the fourth-place team.
Ciara O’Keefe and Julia Verge also represented Poseidon at the meet, held April 8 and 9, and finished with personal-best times for multiple events.
Swimmers get ready to leave the diving blocks at the junior invitational meet in Mount Pearl.
A Poseidon swimmer competes in a breaststroke event at a junior invitational meet in Mount Pearl.