Bison swimmer earns four medals at 2014 Canada West Championship
Bison men’s swimmer Dillon Perron has won four medals at the 2014 Canada West Swimming Championship in Calgary on Jan. 24-26. Perron captured silver in 200m breaststroke in new provincial record time and second in 50m butterfly plus bronze in the 50m, 100m breaststroke events; Kimberly Moors had two fourth place swims in women’s 50m butterfly and freestyle.
Perron, 22, is a 2013-14 Canada West Second Team All-Star after earning two silver medals in the men’s 200m breaststroke (2:13.21) and 50m butterfly (24.64) plus bronze medal performances in the men’s 50m breaststroke (28.61) and in the 100m breaststroke (1:01.86). The 200m breaststroke time set by Perron is also a new provincial record (old record: by Bison Braeden Taylor of 2:13.70 in Feb. 18/11).
In the overall team standings, the Bison women’s swim team finished in sixth spot with 176 points while the Bison men’s team was also in sixth spot with 173 points in the seven team event.
There were several other Bison Sports highlights of the three-day competition as swimmers had numerous Top 8 performances. Fourth year women’s swimmer Kimberly Moors was fourth in both of the 50m butterfly (28.02) and 50m freestyle (26.32) plus seventh in 100m butterfly (1:04.43) while second year Elyse Griffith was seventh in women’s 50m backstroke (31.88), third year Artur Kroitor finished seventh in men’s 50m freestyle (23.52) and fourth year Sydney Gergely was eighth in women’s 200m breaststroke.
Bison head coach Vlastimil (Vlastik) Cerny commented, “Dillon swam very well this weekend by reaching the podium on four occasions and setting a new provincial record. Kim also had strong swims and just missed out on a podium finish. We had several fast swims by both teams and pleased with our overall results at this conference championship.”
Bisons results from three days of 2014 Canada West Swimming Championship
Dillon Perron – men 200m breaststroke 2nd in a time of 2:13.21
Dillon Perron – men 50m butterfly 2nd in a time of 24.64
Dillon Perron – men 50m breaststroke 3rd in a time of 28.61
Dillon Perron – men 100m breaststroke 3rd in a time of 1:01.86
Kimberly Moors – women 50m butterfly 4th in a time of 28.02
Kimberly Moors – women 50m freestyle 4th in a time of 26.32
Kimberly Moors – women 100m butterfly 7th in a time of 1:04.43
Elyse Griffith – women 50m backstroke 7th in a time of 31.88
Artur Kroitor – men 50m freestyle 7th in a time of 23.52
Sydney Gergely – women 200m breaststroke 8th in a time of 2:39.18
Kimberly Moors – women 100m freestyle 9th in a time of 57.77
Elyse Griffith – women 100m backstroke 10th in a time of 1:06.74
Bradley Ryant – men 50m butterfly T-10th in a time of 26.09
Dixon Caine – men 50m backstroke 12th in a time of 27.74
Larissa Best – women 50m breaststroke 13th in a time of 35.14
Artur Kroitor – men 100m freestyle 13th in a time of 51.38
Ruth Ormiston – women 200m breaststroke 13th in a time of 2:49.50
Sydney Gergely – women 100m breaststroke 14th in a time of 1:15.42
Artur Kroitor – men 50m butterfly 15th in a time of 26.25
Stevie Moore – women 400m freestyle 15th in a time of 4.48.18
Women’s 4x100m medley relay 5th in a time of 4:27.73
Women’s 4x200m freestyle relay 5th in a time of 9:08.96
Women’s 4x100m freestyle relay 6th in a time of 4:05.12
Men’s 4x100m medley relay 6th in a time of 3:50.07
Men’s 4x200m freestyle relay 6th in a time of 8:04.54
Men’s 4x100m freestyle relay 6th in a time of 3:30.95