Louie qualifies for 50 metre breaststroke final at Nationals

Inconnu swimmers (L-R): Brittany Welsh, Alex Hedges, Eric Louie, and Skyeler Kerr with coach Jason Brockman. Photo by Chris Newton

UPDATE: We have learned that in addition to participating in Senior Nationals next week in Edmonton, that Skyeler Kerr is also participating in eight events at Age Group Nationals in Calgary this week. Kerr swam in two events this morning, placing 10th in the 100m Butterfly, and 18th in the 50m Breaststroke.

CALGARY, A.B. – Three Inconnu swimmers are in Calgary competing in the Canadian Age Group Nationals.

Eric Louie is set to compete in the 50m Breaststroke Finals this evening after placing 3rd in this morning’s qualifier. Louie, who is competing in 6 events over the next five days, also missed qualifying for the 100m Butterfly by less than one second, placing 11th in the prelim. Brittany Welsh and Alex Hedges both swam in one event each this morning. Hedges placed 24th in the 100m Butterfly, while Welsh placed 42nd in the 200m Backstroke.

According to a post on the club’s Facebook group, the 50 metre breaststroke final will be taking place at approximately 5:30 p.m., and can be streamed live on Swimming Canada’s website: http://sportscanada.tv/swimmingcanada/watch-live-pool-1

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