Edited to show Kate Sullivan is registered with Mount Pearl Marlins, while Kate Williams is with St. John's Legends
Newfoundland and Labrador’s Katarina Roxon reached the podium Thursday at the Canadian Swimming Trials in Toronto with a second-place finish in the women’s para 100-metre freestyle final.
Roxon’s time — one minute and 8.61 seconds — was actually the third-fastest in the final, but since it was an event featuring competitors from various Paralympic classifications, the Kippens native earned a silver medal after application of a grading formula.
Aurélie Rivard won the gold.
Roxon (AASC) is one of seven swimmers from this province at the Trials, which are used to select Canadian teams for world championships and other international meets
The others are Owen Daly, Noah Cumby, Kate Sullivan, Kate Williamsm Emily Ricketts and Max Kelly.
Daly is a St. John’s native who trains out of the CAMO club in Montreal, while Sullivan, a product of the Mount Pearl Marlins and still registered with that clb, is training in Trnt at ntar's Hgh Perfrmance Centre. The others are members of the St. John's Legends, although Cumby is attending Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Tex., on an athletic scholarship.
Daly swam in the A final of the men’s 100m freestyle Thursday night, finishing eighth with a time of 50.08 seconds, slightly slower than the 49.8 he put up in the morning qualifying heat.
Cumby made it to Thursday's B final of the same event, where his 51.56 set a TCU record and also made the selection standard for the World University Games.