Herbert leads medal charge

Seven gold, seven silver and nine bronze medals for Langley Olympians Swim Club

Led by Brayden Herbert, the Langley Olympians combined to win seven gold, seven silver and nine bronze medals at the Vancouver Aquatic Centre, site of the Lower Mainland regional championships.

The meet, which was held June 6 and 7 and hosted by the Canadian Dolphin Swim Club, was attended by 15 teams from around the Lower Mainland and more than 400 swimmers.

The 10-year-old Herbert won a pair of gold, two silver and a bronze medal, as well as achieving four new provincial AA qualifying times.

He was tops in the 200 back and 200 breast events, second in the 100 breast and 100 back, and took bronze in the 50 free.

Other medal winners were:

Sophia Adrian (age 12)  gold 100 fly, bronze in the 100 fly.

Danika Bedard (10) gold in the100 and 200 breast, silver in the 100 fee and bronze in the 200IM and 500 free.

Cassidy Fu (14) gold in the 100 breast, silver in the 100 free, 50 free and 100 fly.

Brooklyn Swaan (11) won gold in the 400 free and bronze in the 200 back, 200IM and 100 free.

Selina Schmelcher (11) won silver in the 400 free.

And Isobel McNeill (nine) won bronze in the 200 back.

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