On January 19th and 20th the Markham Synchro Club had teams compete at the 1st routine competition of the 2019 Artistic Swimming season in Ontario at the Etobicoke Olympium Pool. A big congratulations to the 5 routines athletes & coaches that competed.
The 13-15 year division was a very competitive one with 24 teams, our 13-15 team of Kennedy, Emma, Sabine, Sofia, Dayna, Deirdra, Jaden & Samantha (coached by Monique & Jaeden) had a great first swim of the year, placing 17th. In duet, Deirda and Jaden (coached by Monique) teamed up to place 17th.
Our Junior duet (Xu-Teng) came back from a recent injury to place 17th in Tech & 15th in Free. Congratulations Alex & Emily (coached by Monique)!
Our Free Combo Team has had to make a lot of changes over the past few weeks, they really did a great job of coming together and working as a team, to have an impressive first swim and place 4th. Congratulations to our combo team swimmers Maia, Kelsi, Gaia, Amparo, Analisa, Sydney, Alex, Emily, Sofia, Jamie & Sevoya (coached by Heather).
We look forward to seeing you all swim at the next competition! Keep up the great work!
Markham Synchro Club President 2018-19, Alacoe MacTavish
This meet is the Provincial Championship meet for Novice level synchronized swimmers across Ontario. There were close to 300 athletes representing 17 clubs. For many of our Novice athletes it was their first time swimming in a meet of this size and it was quite an experience. We are extremely proud of the all of the coaches and athletes that attended. Congratulations to all!
The following are our Club Top 20 figures results:
11th - Emma Xu
Novice Team Results:
8U Team: 2nd place (coached by Viviana Santa)
11-12 Team: 9th place (coached by Jamie McLennan
11-12 Team: 14th place (coached by Maia Dekort)
13-15 Team: 17th place (coached by Vered Krukovsky
Markham Synchro is pleased to share the results from the 6th annual Hilton Worldwide Synchronized Swimming Invitational Meet. Our provincial athletes were among the 900 registered athletes at this competition. This competition provides great opportunities for 24 clubs from out of province & even internationally to showcase the beauty & athleticism of our sport highlighting team, duet & solo routines.
This meet also served as Phase 2 of Synchro Ontario's 2018 Provincial Team Selection for 11-12, in which Deirdra MacTavish participated in and proudly represented Markham Synchro.
Congratulations to all of our Provincial swimmers!
12 year old: 7th
14 year old: 5th
10U: Olivia Diloreto & Annie Gerson: 13th
11-12: Jaden Chiang & Deirdra MacTavish: 12th
11-12: Kennedy Chen & Emma Diloreto: 18th
13-15: Alex Teng & Emily Xu: 10th
13-15: Sevoya Riddle & Kelsi Seppanen: 14th
11-12: Deirdra MacTavish: 11th
11-12: Jaden Chiang: 21st
11-12: Sofia Palazhchenko: 22nd
13-15: Dayna Seppanen: Bronze
Markham Synchro Club President 2017-18, Alacoe MacTavish