The Zone 6 Vancouver Island/Central Coast Synchronized Swimming Team brought home 4 gold and 2 silver medals from the BC Summer Games last weekend.
The team consists of four girls from Victoria Synchro and four from the Nanaimo Diamonds club:
Kaitlyn Aylesworth (Victoria), Jessica De Verteuil (Duncan), Kaia Fuchs (Nanoose Bay), Sophie Gander (Victoria), McKenzie Laing (Nanaimo), Mara Lambert-Wilson (Victoria), Caoimhe McElroy (Victoria) and Bianca Parcher (Gabriola Island). They were coached by Brenda Scott & Olena Foshchevska from Victoria.
The team won gold in the 13-15 team event; also winning gold were the 13-15 duet of Mara & Kaitlyn. Gold medals were also earned by Kaitlyn in 13-15 solo and figures and Mara brought home silver medals in 13-15 solo and figures events.
The team had never swum together before and just started training in June. They have worked very hard and their training and determination definitely showed at the Games!!
CONGRATULATIONS athetes and coaches!!!