Chetrat helps Canada pool medals from pool

MacKenzie Downing of Whitehorse and Jillian Tyler of Calgary helped Canada to victory in the women’s 4X100 medley relay and added an individual bronze on Sunday (Jan. 15) to conclude the U.S., Grand Prix swimming competition.

Swim Ontario, with Oakville’s Zack Chetrat, added a silver in the men’s relay and Stefan Hirniak of Victoria was third in the 200 butterfly.

In the women’s relay, Canada won in 4:06.67 with Julia Wilkinson of Victoria, Tyler, Downing and Alexa Komarnycky of Victoria. Texas A&M relays were second and third. Swim Ontario was fourth with Brittany MacLean of Etobicoke, Erin Stamp of Guelph, and Paige Schultz and Lauren Earp, both of Toronto.

In the men’s 4X100 medley relay, North Carolina’s SwimMAC was first in 3:44.68 followed by Swim Ontario in 3:48.01 with Tobias Oriwol and Warren Barnes of Toronto, Chetrat, and Andrew Ford of Guelph.

In the women’s 200 butterfly, Camille Adams of the U.S., was the winner in 2:06.76, Jemma Lowe of Britain, second in 2:07.39 and Downing followed in 2:10.04.

In the women’s 100 breaststroke, world champion Rebecca Soni of the U.S., took the gold in 1:06.88, Breeja Larson of the U.S., was second in 1:08.29 and Tyler followed in 1:08.33. Haylee Johnson of Vancouver was seventh and Kierra Smith of Kelowna, B.C., eighth.

In the men’s 200 butterfly, Sebastien Rousseau of South Africa was the victor in 2:00.83, David Russell of the U.S., was second in 2:00.98 and Hirniak was third in 2:01.89. Chetrat was fourth in 2:01.84 and Alec Page of Victoria sixth in 2:02.87.