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Hilton Worldwide Synchronized Swimming Invitational Meet

Written by Hilary Seppanen.

This past weekend, April 14-17, 2016, Markham Synchro was one of 21 Synchronized swimming clubs from across the province  to participate in the 5th annual Hilton Worldwide Synchronized Swimming Invitational meet, hosted by Synchro Swim Ontario at the Etobicoke Olympium pool.  This competition had over 900 athletes, coaches and officials participate this year.

Markham Synchro Club is very proud of our amazing athletes & coaches who continue to demonstrate their talent and passion for the sport of Synchronized swimming.  The following are the results of the weekend:


10&U Provincial Team:  4th
Swimmers:  Kennedy Chen, Jaden Chiang, Emma Diloreto, Sabine Keon, Deirdra MacTavish & Annika Jiang
Coach:  Amanda Jackson

12 year old Provincial Team:  3rd
Swimmers:  Analisa Nguyen, Dayna Seppanen, Trinity-Jade Tanuan, Sofia Castillo, Alexandria Teng, Emily Xu
Coach:  Kim Beveridge, Emily Post

14 year old Provincial Team:  7th
Swimmers:  Jamie Maclennan, Avery O’Neil, Sevoya Riddle, Kelsi Seppanen, Regan Smith, Molly Yu
Coach:  Candelaria Abascal Vedoya

15 year old Provincial Team:  4th
Swimmers:  Amparo Abascal Vedoya, Maia DeKort, Madison Gusciglio, Jaeden Walz, Alystra Riddle, Viviana Santa
Coach:  Heather Beveridge

10&U Provincial Duet Team:  4th 
Jaden Chiang, Deirdra MacTavish
Coach:  Amanda Jackson

13-15 Provincial Duet Team:  10th
Maia DeKort, Jaeden Walz
Coach:  Heather Beveridge

13-15 Provincial Solo: 10th
Regan Smith
Coach:  Heather Beveridge

16-20 Provincial Solo:  4th
Viviana Santa
Coach:  Heather Beveridge

MSC Minis and Novice @ Guelph

Written by Alystra Riddle.

On April 9th our Minis and two novice teams completed at the novice regionals meet in Guelph.

In the morning the girls competed in figures and saw top results from Jade Guo, from the mini’s team coming second.

In the afternoon the teams all swam in the Routine competition. The minis coached by Monique Payne swam first and had a great swim coming 6th in routine and 5th in championship score. The 9-10 novice team coached by Emily Post competed next. They thrived as they swam their routine to a rain theme. They placed 12th in championship and routine. Finishing off the day was the 11-12 team coached by Alystra Riddle. They swam to a sports theme and they knocked it out of the park, placing 6th in championship and 7th in routine.
Way to go girls!!!

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Central North Regional Competition

Written by Hilary Seppanen.

A huge congratulations to all of Markham Synchro Club’s provincial athletes for their accomplishments at the March 4-6, 2016 Central North Regionals, held at Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.

Team Results
10&U Team - Silver silver medal 20
11-12 Team - Bronzebronze medal 20
13-15 Team - Bronzebronze medal 20
13-15 Team -7th
10&U Duet Team - Swimmers: Jaden Chiang & Deirdra MacTavish - 6th
13-15 Duet Team – Swimmers: Maia DeKort & Jaeden Walz - Gold gold medal 20

Solo Results

13-15 Solo - Regan Smith Bronze bronze medal 20
16-20 Solo - Viviana Santa Bronze bronze medal 20

Top Figures Marks
10&U Team’s
Emma Diloreto placed 5th
Jaden Chiang placed 6th

16-20 Team 
Viviana Santa placed 5th

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Novice and Mini Teams Travel to Burlington for their first competition!

Written by Amanda Jackson.

Congratulations to all of the members of our novice and mini teams. On February 13th our teams participated in the Burlington RecExtravaganza, for most of the athletes this was their very first synchro meet and it was all about learning how a meet works. The girls did extremely well and we had several swimmers win awards:

7 year old figures
Olivia- 1st place

8 year old figures
Annie- 6th

11 year old figures
Vajra- 4th
  12 year old figures
Tessa- 3rd
Julia- 6th

13 year old figures
Lyndsey- 3rd
Samantha- 4th

Our mini team was awarded first place for best patterns in routine and our 11-12 Novice team was awarded first place for presentation!

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2016 Waterloo Invitational

Written by Alacoe MacTavish.

The Waterloo Invitational competition marks the season’s first “routine" competition for our provincial competitive MKSC swimmers.  On January 30, 2016, we had many of our provincial competitive teams swim their routines for the first time this year.  There were a total of 170 routines performed at the Wilfred Laurier University Pool.  MKSC is very proud of our swimmers that competed here!

Viviana started the day off with her 16-20 solo and she had a great 10th place finish.  Then came the 13-15 team routine event, which had 18 teams.  Our two teams both had amazing swims with Coach Candelaria’s 14 year old team finishing 4th & Coach Heather's 15 year old team placing 2nd.

Maia & Jaeden then competed their 13-15 Duet and had a great 4th place finish.  To end the day, we had Regan swim her 13-15 solo where she placed 10th.

Congratulations to all swimmers and coaches.  What a great way to kick off the competitive routine season.  It will be exciting to see you all continue to challenge yourselves in reaching your goals this season.  Keep up the hard work!

duet solos

13 15team medals

13 15team ribons

2016 Lisa Alexander Figure Competition

Written by Alacoe MacTavish.

The 2016 Competitive season began with the Lisa Alexander figure competition on January 22, 2016 at Olympium Pool.  MKSC wants to congratulate our provincial competitive swimmers on a great start to the season!

Congratulations to our top swimmers of each age group:Amanda Deirdra Jaden

10 &U
Jaden Chiang - 3rd place
11 - 12
Dayna Seppanen - 25th
13 - 15
Jaeden Walz - 16th
16 - 20
Viviana Santa - 30th

And our swimmers who came top 20:

Deirdra MacTavish -  (10 &U) 6th place
Emma Diloreto - (10&U) 13th place

Congratulations to all our swimmers!!!

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