Synchro Diamonds all smiles at meet

The Nanaimo Diamonds synchronized swim team placed well at the Synchro B.C. national stream provincial meet in Coquitlam Feb. 25-26.

Nanaimo Diamonds national stream synchronized swimmers MacKenzie Hollett

Nanaimo Diamonds national stream synchronized swimmers MacKenzie Hollett

It was the first major meet of the season, and even still, the Nanaimo Diamonds were in synch. The city’s synchronized swim team had a contingent of athletes at the Synchro B.C. national stream provincial meet in Coquitlam Feb. 25-26.

The Diamonds’ premier team, its 16-18 national stream squad, won silver for their combo routine. MacKenzie Hollett, Robyn Bartle, Morgan Brimacombe, Kaeli Wood, Emily Miller, Laura Melsted, Tianna Greenhill and Melissa Pirart were runners up to the B.C. Aquasonics, the host club.

Hollett won bronze for her national 13-15 solo swim and also won a silver in figures.

Bartle won gold in figures, Greenhill won silver and Miller won bronze.

Next action is the Western Divisional Championships March 29-April 1 in Winnipeg and nationals will be held in Victoria May 2-6.

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