Goldfins Club Records Fall at J.P. Fiset Invitational 2023

December 21, 2023


This past weekend, the Saskatoon Goldfins Swim Club members competed in final championships meet on the 2023 competitive calendar.  The Club was 17 strong on deck at the 2023 J.P. Fiset Invitational, held in Edmonton, AB – December 14 – 17, 2023.  The Goldfins successfully set three (3) new records at this event.  Bryce Tierney broke the short course 200M Breaststroke Boys 15 - 17 record - 2:19.84.  Abby Gebhardt tied the Girls 15 - 17 short course 100M Breaststroke record, posting a time of 1:11.35.  The Goldfins Girls 'A' Relay team set a new short course record (Girls 15 - 17) in the 200M Medley Relay - 2:00.01.


The Saskatoon Goldfins Swim Club placed 7th overall in the standings, posting 1109 points.

Goldfins Top 3 Pont Scorers:

Bryce Tierney                 144 Points

Kendra Chernoff            134 Points

Keiran Dyck                    111 Points


The Goldfins had a very successful competition, posting 79 personal best short course times, with 4 Goldfins posting 100% personal best times.  Congratulations to these swimmers who posted 100% personal best short course times: Keiran Dyck, Avery Houle, Obi Nguyen, and Kian Wu.


The Top 3 Goldfins Most Improved Events:

Kian Wu             200M Breaststroke       “-58.67”              28.6% Improvement

Obi Nguyen       200 IM                             “-38.52”              20.8% Improvement

Keiran Dyck       400M Freestyle              “-39.03”              14.0% Improvement



The Goldfins team posted 13 new short course provincial qualifying time standards.  Congratulations to these Goldfins swimmers on their achievements:

Saskatchewan Short Course AA Provincial Qualifying Time Standards:

Jonathan Arndt                            100 Freestyle

Keiran Dyck                                  400 Freestyle

Nicole Godbout                           200 Fly

Avery Houle                                  50, 200, 400 & 800 Freestyle

Isaac Louie                                   50 Fly

Rebeka Mourre                            50 Backstroke

Jaclyn Szutiak                             400 Freestyle

Bryce Tierney                               200 Freestyle

Kian Wu                                        800 Freestyle


Saskatchewan Short Course A Provincial Qualifying Time Standard:

Obi Nguyen                                  200 IM


Thank you to the Olympian Swim Club for hosting this event.  The Goldfins will be competing at the RODS Winter Classic – January 19 – 21, 2024 – Regina, SK.


Go Goldfins Go!