Swimmers race in Canada West championship

The Canada West swimming championship was hosted by the University of Alberta from Jan. 27-29. For the second year in a row, the University of British Columbia claimed first place on the men’s side. The University of Calgary men’s swimming team placed third and the women captured second. The U of C’s Jason Block won male athlete of the meet. Block captured four gold medals in the meet and set meet records for the men’s 50-metre and 100-metre breaststroke. The team is now preparing for the CIS championship from Feb. 23-25 and the Olympic trials from Mar. 27-Apr. 1, both in Montreal.

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