Cieplucha and Veregin Both Collect Third Gold at Speedo Eastern Canadian Open

Tessa Cieplucha of the Oakville Aquatic Club and Liam Veregin of GO both collected their third gold medals on Saturday night at the Eastern Canadian Open.

Cieplucha added the 16 and over 400 freestyle to her victories in the 400 IM and 800 freestyle. She took the event in a time of 4:19.58.

Veregin swept the men’s 16 and under backstroke events winning the 200 in a time of 2:10.33.

There were four other swimmers who earned their second gold of the competition.

Mabel Zavaros of Oakville took the women’s 15 and under 100 butterfly in a time of 1:02.45. She adds that to the gold she collected in the 400 IM on Friday.

Olivia Anderson of Etobicoke Swimming, who won the 800 freestyle on Thursday, took the women’s 15 and under 400 freestyle in a time of 4:23.03.

Meryn McCann of Etobicoke Swimming took the women’s 16 and over 200 backstroke in a time of 2:12.02. McCann collected the 200 freestyle gold earlier in the competition.

Nina Kucheran of the Laurentian Swim Club won the women’s 15 and 50 breaststroke in a time of 33.94. Kucheran won the 100 breaststroke on Friday evening.

Ivan Cocunubo of CNG also collected his second gold of the competition taking the men’s 17 and over 100 butterfly in a time of 55.17.

The Pointe Claire Swim Club took the women’s 4 x 100 medley relay posting a time of 4:17.60. Rouge et Or/Laval won the men’s event in a time of 3:52.47.

Other winners include:

Men’s 16 and under:

  • 400 freestyle – Jong Hoon Lee – Etobicoke Swimming – 4:04.27
  • 100 butterfly – Alexandre Perreault – Ottawa – 55.12
  • 50 breaststroke – Tristan Gingras – Equipe de Natati – 30.69

Men’s 17 and over:

  • 400 freestyle – Liam Dejarlais – Neptune – 3:58.81
  • 200 backstroke – Austin Rockett – Glencoe Gators – 2:07.35
  • 50 breaststroke – Matthew Ackman – Pointe Claire Swim Club – 28.80

Women’s 15 and under:

  • 200 backstroke – Rosie Zavaros – Oakville Aquatic Club – 2:18.66

Women’s 16 and over:

  • 100 butterfly – Stephanie Hussey – Pointe Claire Swim Club – 1:01.86
  • 50 breaststroke – Marie-Laurence Godin – 32.44

Full results can be found here.

 

 

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