Victoria Synchro members gather for a team photo after collecting a number of medals and ribbons last weekend at the provincial synchronized swimming championships at Saanich Commonwealth Place. Standing from left are Luiza Vasylyeva

Victoria Synchro members gather for a team photo after collecting a number of medals and ribbons last weekend at the provincial synchronized swimming championships at Saanich Commonwealth Place. Standing from left are Luiza Vasylyeva

Synchro swim squad captures B.C. medals

West Shore four join winning connection with Victoria Synchro

Kendra and Marlissa Cawston of View Royal and Colwood’s Olivia Strickland and Mara Lambert Wilson added to their medal collections last weekend at the B.C. Synchronized Swimming Championships in Saanich.

Members of the Victoria Synchro team, the four competed in team, duet and combo events between them at Saanich Commonwealth Place.

Marlissa Cawston captured gold in the age 13 to 15 duet category teamed with Strickland, and grabbed the silver medal with Lambert-Wilson in the combo event.

Strickland and Lambert-Wilson were also part of the silver medal-winning 13-15 team with Kendra Cawston.

In total, Victoria Synchro won six gold, one team silver and two bronze medals at the provincial competition.

Four members of the club are competing in the Canada Winter Games in Prince George this Saturday and are training with Team B.C. at Commonwealth Place this week.

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