The BC Aquasonics Senior National Stream Synchronized Swimming team, including Faith Phillips of Maple Ridge, won silver this weekend at Synchro Canadas National Qualifier Championships in Calgary, Alb., the largest synchronized swimming competition in Canadian history. The team posted a score of 71.900.
The BC Aquasonics 13-15 National Stream Team also had a banner performance. Sitting in 14th place after the figure competition, Saturdays routine in the preliminary round vaulted the team into 8th place, with a score of 65.401, earning them a spot in Sundays final.
Earlier this week, the BC Aquasonics National Stream Combo Team, including Phillips, placed 6th in the combo final with a score of 72.880, and Erin Williams of Surrey finished 6th in the Senior FINA Technical Solo.
The BC Aquasonics is B.C.s oldest, largest, and most successful synchronized swimming club. The Aquasonics have produced all but one Team Canada athlete from the province, all of the Olympic team synchronized swimmers from B.C., and two Olympic team coaches. Training in Coquitlam and Surrey, the club currently has its largest membership in more than a decade with more than 100 athletes, age six to 20, in introductory, recreational, and competitive streams.
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