Vespa adds bronze to swimming medals


For the second consecutive year, Nicole Vespa of St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic Secondary School has earned a medal at the Ontario high school swimming championships.

Brebeuf's Nicole Vespa took home bronze in the OFSAA 100-metre freestyle 20U Para multi class.  (Photo: Gerry Graham/HWCDSB)

Brebeuf’s Nicole Vespa took home bronze in the OFSAA 100-metre freestyle 20U Para multi class. (Photo: Gerry Graham/HWCDSB)

Vespa finished third on Wednesday (March 5) in the 100-metre freestyle of the 20-and-under Para multi class. Her time was 2:00.98.

The Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations meet was held at Brantford’s Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre and attracted 1,450 swimmers from 285 schools.

Last year, Vespa captured silver in the same category.

Vespa and Chanel Minichini were the two Brebeuf students to win medals this year. On Tuesday, Minichini swam to silver in the junior girls’ 50-metre butterfly. Her time was 32.61.