Inconnu swimmers take home twenty medals at J.P. Fiset Invitational

The Inconnu swim team at the J.P. Fiset Invitational in Edmonton. In no particular order: Alexander McDonald, Kade Schwarz, David Shipalesky, Jayden Forster, Alex Hedges Jaime Jodoin, Isaiah Morgan, Kiara Semeniuk, Emily Shaw, Griffin Ternier-Smith, Brittany Welsh, Juan Brussow, Tytan Carson Cole Crook, Tate Haugan, Owen Lang Cameron Louie, Eric Louie, coach Steve Carson. Photo by Jen Louie

EDMONTON, A.B. – The Inconnu Swim Club sent eighteen swimmers to Edmonton this past weekend for the club’s last swim meet of 2016.

Competing at the J.P. Fiset Invitational, the team did not disappoint. The team was represented on the podium a total of twenty times, with 12 gold medals, 4 silver medals, and 4 bronze. Cameron Louie led the team with an impressive eight gold medals in 8 individual events, along with a ninth gold with the rest of the U12 Boys medley relay team comprised of Kade Schwarz, Owen Lang and Tytan Carson.

Cameron’s brother Eric Louie found the podium four times, with two gold, a silver and a bronze. Louie also set two swim meet records. Tytan Carson had a breakthrough meet and earned himself a gold, three silver, and a bronze medal. Alex Hedges also earned bronze medals in the 50m and 100m Butterfly events.

In addition to the impressive medal count, twenty-one Inconnu records were broken over the weekend. Cameron Louie broke a whopping seven records, while Tytan Carson broke three. Eric Louie and Tate Haugan each broke two records, while Brittany Welsh and Alexandria Hedges also set new individual club records. Five new relay records were also set over the weekend.

This meet was also the last for Eric and Cameron Louie in their respective age groups. The two brothers will both be aging up after Christmas but they left their mark before their birthdays. As of Sunday, Eric recorded the fastest 50m Butterfly time in Canada in his age group this season, while Cameron is the current fastest 50m Breaststroke swimmer in Canada for his age group.