Langley Olympians Swim Club member Selina Schmelcher accepted her gold medal in the girls 200m butterfly at the B.C. Long Course AA Championships in Kamloops.

Langley Olympians take home hardware from B.C. AA champs

Selina Schmelcher led Langley’s year-round swim club by winning four medals in Kamloops, including two of the gold variety.

Langley Olympians Swim Club member Selina Schmelcher, 12, dominated at the B.C. Long Course AA championships in Kamloops.

Selina won the girls 12-13 year old 100m butterfly and 200m butterfly.

She also won silver in the girls 12-13 year old 200m and 400m individual medley races.

The Olympians were represented by nine swimmers at the meet, held over three days from June 24 to 26.

The AA championships brought together more than swimmers from across B.C.

Leading the way for the Olympians was Selina, who qualified for the B.C. Long Course AAA Championships in Victoria by achieving three AAA times.

She also achieved her first Age Group National time standard in the girls 12 & under 200m butterfly with a time of 2:43.50.

Isobel McNeill, 10, won silver in the girls 11 & under 800m freestyle and 200m backstroke. Isobel achieved her first AAA time standard in the 200m backstroke.

LOSC had a number of swimmers achieve personal best times and placed within the top three in their age category.

Top 3 placings:

Selina Schmelcher (girls 12-13) – 1st 100m butterfly, 1st 200m butterfly, 2nd 200m Individual Medley, and 2nd 400 individual medley.

Isobel McNeill (girls 11 and under) – 2nd 800m freestyle and 2nd 200m backstroke.

Ayush Kaul (boys 14 and over) – 2nd 400 meter Individual Medley.

John Park (boys 12-13) – 3rd 1500m freestyle.

Milana Solar (Girls 12-13) – 3rd 400m freestyle.

“The swimmers definitely came to compete at this year’s AA championships,” Olympians assistant head coach Shane Downey said. “The group put out many breakthrough swims that resulted in major best times and top placings.”

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