Oscar Jarvis (second from right) is pictured with his provincial relay team at Provincials (submitted file).

Kimberley swimmer Brooklyn Burki smashes provincial record in 200M Individual Medley

Three Kimberley swimmers attended the Provincial competition at the Canada Games Pool in Kamloops.

The Kimberley Seahorse Swim Club (KSSC) had a number of different swimmers qualify for provincials this year.

Three swimmers attended the meet at the Canada Games Pool in Kamloops, British Columbia from August 16 to 18, 2019. Brooklyn Burki, Oscar Jarvis and Ella Kalin, made their way to provincials in Kamloops for the provincial competition.

READ MORE: KSSC swimmers qualify for provincials at the Kootenay Regional Swim Meet

“All three swimmers had a wonderful experience, and came away with best times, and incredible memories,” said Pam Drydale of KSSC. “Ella Kalin placed 8th in 50 breaststroke and 15th in the 100 IM.

“Brooklyn Burki placed in the top eight for all four of her events: Gold 200 IM and a provincial record that had been in place since 1991, 4th in 50 free style, bronze in 100 back and silver in 100 free.”

Brooklyn, Ella and Oscar all swam with the regional relays teams for their divisions.

“Congratulations Seahorses, we are so proud of your efforts and your representation of our club,” Drydale said. “Thank you Jackson Sorenson for the entertaining pacing on deck while your swimmers were in the water.”



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Brooklyn Burki is pictured in second place for the 100m freestyle at the Canada Games Pool in Kamloops (submitted file).

Brooklyn Burki is pictured in third place for the 100m backstroke at the Canada Games Pool in Kamloops (submitted file).

Oscar Jarvis of KSSC (right) and Coach Jackson (left) (submitted file).

Ella Kalin is pictured with her teammates in the Regional Relay at provincials (submitted file).

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