Langley Olympians’ Josie Field won gold and bronze at the Far Western Championships in California last week. The meet featured more than 1,500 swimmers from Canada, the United States and Mexico. Submitted photo

Langley Olympians’ Josie Field won gold and bronze at the Far Western Championships in California last week. The meet featured more than 1,500 swimmers from Canada, the United States and Mexico. Submitted photo

Gold, bronze for Langley’s Field

Six members of the Langley Olympians Swim Club attended the high-profile Far Western Championships in California

It was a medal of each colour for the Langley Olympians against some of the top competition in North America.

The swim club sent six members to the Far Western Championships in California from July 26 to 30.

The meet featured more than 1,500 swimmers from Canada, the United States and Mexico.

Josie Field led the way with a gold in the 200m butterfly, winning the race in 2:20.86 and bronze in the 100m butterfly (1:03.96). She was also fifth in the 200m freestyle and sixth in the 400m.

The other Olympians medal came courtesy of Hugh McNeill who won silver in the 200m backstroke with a time of 2:15.30.

Demetra Sicoli just missed the podium, finishing fourth in the 200m butterfly with a time of 2:23.16.

The other swimmers who attended the meet were Mia Goretic, Isobel McNeil and Sevi Parr.

 

The trio of Mia Goretic, Josie Field and Demetra Sicoli were three of the six members of the Langley Olympians who attended a high-profile meet in California from July 26 to 30. Submitted photo

The trio of Mia Goretic, Josie Field and Demetra Sicoli were three of the six members of the Langley Olympians who attended a high-profile meet in California from July 26 to 30. Submitted photo