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Truro swimmer Bond captures four gold

Madison Bond of the Truro Centurions enjoyed huge success at the recent David Fry senior provincial swimming championships in Halifax. Bond nabbed four gold medals and was the recipient of the highest point total award, which was presented by Fry's partner, Alex Young.
Madison Bond of the Truro Centurions enjoyed huge success at the recent David Fry senior provincial swimming championships in Halifax. Bond nabbed four gold medals and was the recipient of the highest point total award, which was presented by Fry's partner, Alex Young. - Submitted

TRURO, N.S. – Madison Bond was a force in the pool at the recent David Fry senior provincial swimming championships at the Dalplex in Halifax.   

Bond, a member of the Truro Centurions, won the award for the 13 and under girls for collecting the most points during the meet.

Bond won gold in the 200M breast, 100M breast, 50M breast and 200M IM. She nabbed silver in the 400M IM and finished fourth in the 200M back.

The four-day event featured the fastest swimmers from across Atlantic Canada, representing 19 different swim teams. Swimmers could take part in six individual events.

Julianne Dowe of the Centurions won two silver (50M, 100M breast) and a bronze (200M breast). She was fourth in the 50M back. Jenna Gallant qualified for the 200M fly final and finished fifth.

In the girls 14 and 15 category, Amy Barnhill qualified for four finals and won bronze in the 200M fly. Barnhill also finished eighth in the 50M fly final, was fourth in the 100M fly B final, and seventh in the 200M IM B final.

In the girls 16 and over division, Katie Archibald won a silver medal in the 200M breast, finished fourth in the 100M breast, and was fourth in the 50M breast.

Brett Hutt-Semple qualified for six finals in the boys 14 and 15 year old category. Hutt-Semple finished fourth in the 400M IM, fifth in the 200M fly, seventh in the 100M fly, third in the 200M IM B final, third in the 400M free B final and seventh in the 200M free B final.

In the boys 16 and over category, Dean Sangster qualified for six finals and won silver medals in the 200M back and the 50M back. Sangster also finished fifth in the 100M fly, fourth in the 100M back, sixth in the 50M free, and finished first in the 100M free B final.

Matthew Hunter won gold in the boys 16 and over 200M fly. Hunter also came away with four para medals. He won gold in the 50M fly and captured bronze medals in the 50M free, 50M back, and 100M free.

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