Breakers go to nationals

Two local swimmers are going to the national championships

Two members of the Ravensong Breakers Swim Team are on their way to nationals in Quebec City starting July 29 and running through to August 2.

Megan Romkes and Jack Confortin will be representing the Breakers at nationals after finishing strong at the provincials, which were held in Victoria earlier this month.

Romkes captured a gold medal in the 200 metre butterfly event and earned her Olympic trials time in the process. She wasn’t finished there as she captured a silver medal in the 100 metre butterfly event, narrowly missing her Olympic trial time in that one as well.

As for Confortin, he was able to rack up three gold medals at the provincials, winning the 1,500 metre freestyle, 400 metre freestyle and the 200 metre freestyle events.

Confortin will be bumped up in to a different age group at nationals, as he’ll be celebrating his birthday just before the meet in Quebec City.

Another notable local performance at the provincials was given by Camryn Stannard, who won a silver medal in the 200 metre freestyle, a bronze medal in the 200 metre individual medley and a bronze medal in the 200 metre backstroke event.