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Mile with Smile 2018

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                  WEST  Mile with Smile  competition 1500 metres ( 60 lengths of the pool )

                        2018 Results (will be updated daily).  Last update on May 20.

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  Silver   Gold   Platinum   Seals   Beavers   Barracudas/Otters/Teen

 

                                      April Winner of the WEST Belt Award is Bailey Humber !
                                            Best attitude and best attendance brought a success ! 
 
Amanda Reason Invitational,
May 4 - 6


Special thanks to 
Dave Cowie 
for creating this PHOTO GALERY
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On May 4 - 6, 2018  WEST hosted the 5th annual Amanda Reason Invitational meet. This meet attracted 809 competitors from 20 teams from Canada and USA. This great event was made possible through the hard work of over 120 volunteers!

Special thanks need to go out to Dina Ozols who acted as meet manager.

Great job by  food services !

 Credit goes out to Jackie Parker, Brian Norg, Julia Bujak, Kristyn Sexsmith, Katie Soulliere and Shawn Taylor who handled technical logistics, and Dave Denyer who helped coordinate the senior officials at the meet.

For those who volunteered at the meet for the first time, we hope you enjoyed your time on deck and please know that you played an important role in making our meet a big success.

 * Sopie Soulliere and Harry Wei first time qualifyed for Ontario Festival

  *Martin Cheung first time qualifyed for Junior Nationals and Eastern  Canadian Champs

   *Alexandar Lackovic set new Club Records in 50 fly, 400 and 800 free

  * Alexandar Lackovic, Gaspar Lazure, Michael Taylor and Justin Wei set new Club Record   in 200 free relay

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2018 SEAL Championships, WIATC                                                   Congratulations to overall High Points Awards Winners:
  7 and under BOYS. Nikolaus Bujak, Ellington Hall, Nicholas Moric ( Click here )
  8 - 9 yrs BOYS.  Nikola Lackovic, Leo Lei  ( Click here )
  8 - 9 yrs  GIRLS.     Sophia Soulliere  ( Click here )   
  12 - 13 yrs BOYS.    Jack Fraser, Gaspar Lazure, Stephen Lee ( Click here )
  12 - 13 yrs GIRLS.  Meagan Bui, Elizabeth Soulliere, Charmi Koppolu ( Click here )

  Congratulations to Leo Lei - First time qualifyed for Ontario Festival !

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Eastern Canadian Championships, April 13-16    Congratulations to Luca Chiandussi, Victoria Sexsmith and Luca Wang for proudly representing WEST at National level competitions

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            March Winner of the WEST Belt Award is Victoria Sexsmith ! 
The annual WESPY’s banquet and awards ceremony pays tribute to the Windsor Essex sports community including athletes, coaches and administrators from all disciplines. This year, for the first time gymnastics will be a recognized sporting category at the event. To celebrate this year’s keynote speaker is Romanian-born Nadia Elena Comăneci, the first gymnast in history to score a perfect 10 during competition while at the 1976 Olympic Summer Games in Montreal.
WEST swimmers Luca Chiandussi, Julia Marcuzzi and Samuel Zhang were recognized as top 3 swimmers in Windsor-Essex county in 2017.
WAC Spring Invitational,
March 23 - 28. WIATC
                    Congratulations to Moira Bujak and Zoe Tiplady - first time qualifyers for Eastern Canadian Championships !
    Alexandar Lackovic set Club Records in 50 fly, 50, 100 and 400 free.
     Boys 11-12 yrs relay(Alexandar Lackovic, Gaspar Lazure, Michael Taylor and Justin Wei) set Club Record.
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Ontario Spring AA Championships, March 8 - 11. Markham   * All WEST swimmers set personal records !                                 
  * Alexandar Lackovic set Club Records in 100, 800 and 1500 free.
  * Victoria Sexsmith won Gold Medal in 100 free  , Alexandar Lackovic won Silver Medal in 100 back .
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52nd International Children Games, Jerusalem, Israel
                                                            July 29 - August 3, 2018 


                  Congratulations to swimmers selected for the Team Windsor ICG-2018 !
Girls:                                                                                            Boys:
1. Victoria Sexsmith/WEST/ 50 free - 599 points                  1. Filip Botica/WAC/ 50 free - 459 points
2. Kate Netherton/WAC/ 200 back - 573                                 2. Cole Polewski/WAC/ 50 free - 449
3. Jacquelin Trudeau/WAC/ 100 back - 558                          3. Liam McPhedran/WAC/ 50 back - 440
4. Alexandra Lackovic/WEST/ 100 free - 540                        4. Kai MacDonald/WEST/ 100 free - 432  
                              

                 
February Winner of the WEST Belt Award is Zoe Tiplady !
Congratulations to OFSAA Champions in 200 Medley Relay(Marjorie Sloboda, Madalyn Gatrall), Zoe Tiplady and Julia Marcuzzi)    

Boys 200 Medley Relay won Silver Medals (Lucas Wang, Eric You, Martin Cheung ), Samuel Zhang won Silver Medal in 50 free !
  
                                 Ontario Winter Festival, February 17-18, 2018. Nepean.
                                                 Alexandar Lackovic won 2 Silver Medals!
                                                 All WEST swimmers set personal records !
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                                           SEAL meet #5, Leamington, February 18     
                       Charmi Koppolu first time first time qualified for Ontario Festivals
       A lot of personal records/more younger swimmers qualified for Western Ontario Championships
                                                 ( Click here for results )

January Winner of the WEST Belt Award is Alexandar Lackovic !
Best attitude and best attendance brought a success !
Western Ontario Swimming Association Championships,
Feb. 2-4, 2018.
London

                        Riley Carswell first time qualified for Ontario Festivals
                           64 WEST(out of 67) swimmers set personal records !!!!!!!!!
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                  pool is not very good compare to new pools in Windsor and Markham
    

WEST SEAL Meet
January 21.
* WEST 10 and under, 11-12 yrs mixed gender relays/ 2 boys  and 2 girls/ set new Club Records
* Alexandar Lackovic set a Club Record in 50 fly
* Five more swimmers qualified for WOSA Championships in London in February 2018
It was a very good meet !    ( Click here for Results )
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Laser Blast Invitational.
January 13.
 Alexandar Lackovic  set a Club Record in 100 free
 67 WEST are qualified for Western Ontario Championships in February
Total of 18 swimmers after this meet are qualified for Provincial competitions  

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WEST New Year Dip
January 6, 2018
* WEST  mixed gender relays/ 2 boys  and 2 girls/ established Club Records
* Alexandar Lackovic set a Club Record in 1500 free
* Nikola Lackovic and Avery Momotiuk qualified for Ontario Festivals
* A lot of the younger swimmers qualified for WOSA Championships in London in February 2018

It was a great start for the New Year 2018 ! Well done !
 
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December Winner of the WEST Belt Award is Luca Chiandussi !
Best attitude and best attendance brought a success ! 
 
 10th Annual  Dash for Cash Meet, University of Guelph
December 8-10, 2017


* Six prizes went to WEST swimmers/Luca Chiandussi, Madalyn Gillis and Alexandar Lackovic
* Alexandar Lackovic set a Club Record in 800 free
* Madalyn Gillis and Kai MacDonald qualified for Ontario Festivals
* Most of the younger swimmers qualified for WOSA Championships in London in February 2018
We were a small by numbers of competitors team (compare to Guelph, Mississauga and other "local teams" which entered 100+ swimmers each) with laudest team chearing ! All but one swimmers set personal records !
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Alex Baumann
Invitational.
Nov. 24-26
Markham
 Boys 11-12 yrs Relay/Alexandar Lackovic, Ryan Ku, Gaspar Lazure , Michael Taylor/  set a Club Record !
 44 WEST swimmers(out of 45) broke personal records/most of them from Swim International in November !
Total of 14 swimmers after this meet are qualified for Provincial competitions  

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T  November Winner of the WEST Belt Award is Marjorie Sloboda!
Best attitude and best attendance brought a success !
   52nd International Children Games, Jerusalem, Israel
July 29 - August 3, 2018 

City of Windsor swim team will include 4 fastest girls and 4 fastest boys born in 2003-2005, and will be selected by FINA points (SCM and LCM) in any event from the Games Program. Selection period is September 2017 - March 25, 2018.
Ranking as of January 22, 2018 /top 4 swimmers from each team/
Girls:                                                                                            Boys:
1. Victoria Sexsmith/WEST/ 50 free - 554 points                1. Liam McPhedran/WAC/ 50 back - 440 points
2. Alexandra Lackovic/WEST/ 100 free - 540                       2. Filip Botica/WAC/ 50 free - 430
3-4. Jacquelin Trudeau/WAC/ 100 back - 528                     3. Kai MacDonald/WEST/ 100 free - 405
3-4.  Kate Netherton/WAC/ 200 back - 528                           4. Owen Chickee/WAC/ 100 free - 393   
5.  Miranda Rawlings/WAC/ 50 back - 516                            5. Bryce Baker/WAC/ 50 free - 389   
6. Melinda Novelletto/WEST/ 100 free - 515                          6. Alexandar Lackovic/WEST/ 100 free - 386 
7. Leila Pupatello/WAC/ 50 back - 513                                   7. Alex Panek/WEST/ 50 breast - 372
8. Kyla VanBuskirk/WEST/ 100 free- 504                              8. Danny Sloboda/WEST/ 50 breast - 371
Results must be achieved at FINA recognized competitions. In the event of a tie in FINA Points, the next highest FINA points in another ICG event will be used.

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Swim International,
Brantford,
November 10-12, 2017


All 32 WEST swimmers set personal records!
Eight swimmers qualified to Ontario Championships/Festivals
Starting from 2017 there is no short course standards for National competitions.
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   SEAL Meet #2
Leamington, November 12, 2017
Windsor Essex Swim Team displayed amazing team spirit and sportsmanship during competitions !
Swimmers who participated are their First Swim Meet enjoyed atmosphere of racing and friendship !

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 October Winner of the WEST Belt Award is Morgan Bennet!
Best attitude and best attendance brought a success !
SEAL meet #1, October 15
Aylmer
 Congratulations for 9 WEST swimmers who  successfully competed for the FIRST TIME !!!
 Everyone swam BEST TIMES !!!              Click here for results

    
 

For a limited time parents can purchase WEST T-shirts for $17.
Please contact Andrei about your order (windsorswim@yahoo.ca)
September Winner of the WEST Belt Award is Lucas Wang !
Best attitude and best attendance brought a success ! 
 
TBarrucudas/Otters
Semi-Annual Fashion Show

RHAC Fall Classic.
Special rate for
Hotel booking
http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/Y/YYZAPHF-1RHAC-20171020/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
 
Group Name: RHAC Fall Classic Tournament Open Block
Group Code: 1RHAC
Check-in: 20-OCT-2017
Check-out: 22-OCT-2017
Hotel Name: Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa
Hotel Address: 8500 Warden Avenue, Markham, Canada, L6G 1A5
Through the Phone: 1-800-668-8800---press 1----speak to central reservation associate---Arrival date: OCT 20, Departure date: OCT 22
GROUP CODE: 1RHAC ----make the reservation.
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Coaches
 Announcement
This will confirm that we have received some inquiries regarding extracurricular activities and the Registration Form for the 2017-2018 Season.
If any parents have any questions or require any clarification, please contact your child's coach or Andrei. We would be happy to speak with you or to schedule a meeting to address any issues.

Thank you,
WEST Coaches
  52nd International Children Games, Jerusalem, Israel
July 29 - August 3, 2018 

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