A new swim club record now belongs to Luke Bakica.
The teenaged swimmer broke the seven-year-old Whitehorse Glacier Bears 200-metre breaststroke standard at the Ryan Downing Memorial Swim Meet last weekend.
Bakica, 16, swam to the record time late in the day Saturday during the mixed final.
He was the fastest seeded swimmer in the event and finished in 2:39.04.
Whitehorse Glacier Bears head coach Malwina Bukszowana said that the event is likely his best, much to Bakica’s chagrin.
“He doesn’t believe it,” she said. “Everyone wants to swim sprint, but I think his best event is 200 breast.” (more…)