Masters

Masters program is for Adults 19+ looking for swimming as fitness, to compete in competitions, comaraderie, and to have fun. 

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Canadian Masters Swimming Championships 2022

 

Congratulations to Ovidiu Ognean and Dedra Shier for participating and representing WEST at the 2022 Canadian Masters Swimming Championships at the University of Laval in Quebec City. Ovidiu Ognean is a four time National Champion! Ovidiu competed in the 100 BR (1:14.34), 200 BR (2:43.04), 50 BR (32.96) and 50 FR (27.29)! Congratulations! Keep up the great work!

 

Masters March Swim Canada Challenge

 

March 26-27 Masters Spring Forward Invitational in Etobicoke

Excellent job Masters on attending the first swimming invitational of 2022 in Etobicoke. Congratulations to Dedra Shier, Jim Douglas, Jegan Jobe, and Ovidiu Ognean.

Dedra Shier- Women 45-49

4th Place 100 Free 1:33.22,  5th Place 100 IM 1:43.73,  2nd Place 100 Back 1:50.25, 1st Place 200 Breast 4:02.01, 4th Place 100 Breast 1:54.93, 4th Place 400 Free 7:09.92

Jegan Jobe- Men 30-34

4th Place 50 Free 31.19, 3rd Place 50 Breast 33.19

Ovidiu Ognean- Men 50-54

2nd Place 200 Breast 2:27.22, 1st Place 100 Breast 1:17.97, 1st Place 50 Breast 34.78

Jim Douglass- Men 65-69

6th Place 100 Free 1:40.53, 3rd Place 1500 Free 30:42.27, 7th Place 50 Free 45.37, 2nd Place 400 Free 7:48.66 

2019 Fina World Masters Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. A team of 55 Canadians, which included 4 WEST Swimmers: Ljube Graovac, Stephen Koss, Jamie Skutovic and Sarah Woodworth. Canadian Swimmers will be coming home with an impresssive 19 medals. Sarah Woodworth is one of the 8 Canadian Medalist bringing home a Bronze medal in the 100 Free !!!!!

 

Ontario Masters Provincial Championships, May 4-6 2018, Barrie

 

Congratulations Ovidiu Ognean- 3 Silver medals at Masters Nationals 2017 

Good luck at Fina Master World Championships in Budapest!

 

Congratulations To Judy Autterson, Ljube Graovac, Lucie Lombardo, Andrei Semenov, and Julia Smith with great results at the 2017 World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand. More than 28,000 athletes from 106 countries competed in 28 sports.

WEST Swimmers won a total of 4 medals: Julia- 2 Silver in 100 and 200 Breast, Andrei- Silver in 50 Fly, Ljube Graovac in the 50 Breast!

 

16th Fina World Masters Championships, Kazan, Russia Aug 10- 16, 2015

Congratulations to Ljube Graovac, Andrei Semenov and Jamie Skutovich for a succesful Competition!

4 Medals won!

Fun Times!

 

15th Fina World Masters Championships, Montreal, Canada July 27 - Aug 10 

Lianne Archambeault, Ljube Graovac, Cameron Hucker, Matt Konior, Mike Lee, Ovidiu Ognean, Andrei Semenov and Jamie Skutovich competed against 6000 swimmers from 97 countries at the FINA World Championships

 

Canadian Masters National Championships, May 16-19, 2014 Windsor

10 out of 11 WEST Swimmers won Medals!

Lianne Archambeault, Michelle Gajewski, Matt Konior, Martha Shinkowski and Andrei Semenov are Champions in individual events!

Total: 25 individual medals/ 10 Gold and 8 medals in Relays 3 of them Gold!

WEST is top 10 in Overal Team Standings! 

WEST Finsihed in 8th place overall!!!
All WEST Swimmers finsihed in the top 5!!!!!