Kiera Aitken Sets New Record In 800m Freestyle

June 12, 2011

kiera aitken bermuda swimmer june 11The CCS National Swimming Championships is taking place this weekend at the BASA Pool, and is due to conclude today [June 12].

During Day 1 of the event Kiera Aitken set a New Women’s Open 800 Short Course Meter Freestyle record when she hit the deck in a time of 9:16.83, breaking her old record of 9:17.51 she set back on April 12th, 2009, Stephanie Myles finished second in 9:41.86 and Shannon Hassell finished third in a time of 11:02.29.

Lisa Blackburn had the fastest Women’s Open 50 Short Course Meter Breaststroke qualifying time of 33.43, Susanna Armano goes into the Final with the second fastest time of 39.15, while Michelle Caza clocked 40.59.

During the Women’s Open 50 Short Course Meter Butterfly Preliminaries Andrea from the Toronto Swim Club recorded a time of 29.67, with Rebecca Heyliger second in 30.22 and Kiera Aitken rounded out the top three with a time of 31.10.

Toronto Swim Club swimmer Mike Smerek recorded the fastest Men’s Open 50 Short Course Meter Butterfly Preliminaries time of 25.23, while Dylan Wooley Berry from the Sackville Swim Club finished second with a time of 27.18 and Roy-Allan Burch finished 3rd clocking 26.93.

During the second day of competition [June 11] Kiera Aitken recorded the fastest qualifying time in the Women’s Open 100 Short Course Meter Freestyle with a time of 1:00.22, while Marya Peters clocked 1:01.60 to finish second and Rebecca Heyliger was third with a qualifying time of 1:01.97.

Roy-Allan Burch had the fastest qualifying time during the Men’s Open 100 Short Course Meter Freestyle with a time of 51.00, while Berry Wooley finished second in 55.11 and Mike Smerek was third in 55.47.

In the Women’s Open 200 Short Course Meter Backstroke Rebecca Sharpe clocked 2:27.54, while Andrea Jurenovskis finished second in a time of 2:28.01 and Marya Peters was third clocking 2:29.61.

Wooley clocked the fastest Men’s Open 200 Short Course Meter Backstroke qualifying time of 2:24.91, while Andrew Beveridge finished second with a time of 2:28.08 and Conor Mullen finished third clocking 2:33.00.

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  1. Organic Bermudian says:

    Congratulations!!