SOFLO Swimmers End On Good Note On Final Day Of SOFLO TYR Last Chance Summer Invite


By Sharon Robb
PEMBROKE PINES, June 26, 2022—South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers ended on a good note at the SOFLO TYR Last Chance Summer Invite Sunday at Academic Village Pool.

A handful of swimmers competed on the third and final day of timed finals.

Jemma Baldwin ended a successful weekend with a win in the 1500-meter freestyle in 20 minutes and 26.54 seconds. Baldwin finished with 62 points after winning seven events.

SOFLO teammates Sofia Gomez (20:44.92), Elise Dinehart (19:45.39) and Natalie Gembicki (19:01.95) all finished runners-up in their age group.

Other girls winners were Ainsley Miller in the 50-meter breaststroke in 39.81 and Sofia Rodriguez in the 200-meter breaststroke in 3:22.15.

In the boys’ 1500, Eric Ferrer won 11-12 in 19:37.54 and Juan Vallmitjana won 13-14 in 17:50.75.

SOFLO had the largest team with 112 swimmers (61 boys and 51 girls) in 628 individual events.

In addition to host SOFLO, other clubs that competed were Azura, Swim Fort Lauderdale, Gulliver, Boca Raton Swim Team, Olympus, Coral Springs Swim Club, El Paso Borderland Swim Team, Shelton Doral, Hialeah Swim Club, Florida Keys Swim Club, Cooper City Cyclones, Heritage Aquatic Team, Homestead Wahoos, Tsunamis, North Miami Swim Team and Miami Swimming.

Meet and SOFLO club sponsor TYR is a USA manufacturer of recreational and competitive swimwear, caps, goggles, triathlon gear and accessories and one of the nation’s top companies. TYR, created by athletes, is named for the Norse god of warriors in Germanic mythology.

SUNDAY RESULTS
GIRLS

1500-meter freestyle:
11-12, 1. Jemma Baldwin, SOFLO 20:26.54, 2. Sofia Gomez, SOFLO 20:44.92, 3. Lauren Meyer, BR 22:14.80.
13-14, 1. Layne Smith, FKSC 19:26.94, 2. Elise Dinehart, SOFLO 19:45.39, 3. Alexandra Strong, Azura 20:55.94.
15-and-over, 1. Corley Smith, FKSC 18:21.12, 2. Natalie Gembicki, SOFLO 19:01.95, 3. Elia Bethke, BR 19:46.75.

50-meter butterfly:
13-14, 1. Sahara Idler, USDST 29.63, 2. Alani Lopez, Azura 31.52, 3. Sofia Lugo, SOFLO 33.57.
15-and-over, 1. Gabriela Robles Cortes, Azura 30.29, 2. Ava Martinez, TSU 31.40, 3. Elizabeth Sikes, BR 31.42.

200-meter butterfly:
12-and-under, 1. Camila Canelon, BLST 3:01.72.

50-meter backstroke:
13-14, 1. Ainnara Lazzaro, SDST 33.68, 2. Sahara Idler, USDST 34.09, 3. Jenesys Amores, SOFLO 35.53.
15-and-over, 1. Paola Gonzalez, USDST 33.52, 2. Ava Martinez, TSU 33.99, 3. Mariann Catalasan, SOFLO 35.83

200-meter backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Eva Kolobova, NMST 3:14.83.
11-12, 1. Antonia Moreno, GRSC 2:58.28, 2. Camila Canelon, BLST 2:58.56, 3. Sophie Szutkowski, SOFLO 3:02.16.

50-meter breaststroke:
13-14, 1. Ainsley Miller, SOFLO 39.81, time drop 48.29, 2. Elise Dinehart, SOFLO 41.13, 3. Sahara Idler, USDST 41.33.
15-and-over, 1. Lucia Miller, Azura 34.50, 2. Paola Gonzalez, USDST 35.27, 3. Abbie Sargent, FHSC 35.91.

200-meter breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Eva Kolobova, NMST 3:39.70, 2. Penelope Suarez, SWAT 3:50.35.
11-12, 1. Sofia Rodriguez, SOFLO 3:22.15, 2. Gabriela Vargas, GRSC 3:31.20.

BOYS
1500-meter freestyle:
11-12, 1. Eric Ferrer, SOFLO 19:37.54, 2. Rainier Leyva Riestra, SOFLO 19:37.62.
13-14, 1. Juan Vallmitjana, SOFLO 17:50.75, 2. Joshua Menezes, SOFLO 19:25.36, 3. Martin Petkov, SOFLO 20:33.59.
15-and-over, 1. Sauod Alshamroukh, Azura 16:44.28, 2. Daniel Gonzalez Jimenez, Azura 17:23.28, 3. Abrahan Flores, Azura 17:29.51.

50-meter butterfly:
13-14, 1. George Gonzalez, USDST 26.32, 2. Anthony Pineiro USDST 27.05, 3. Jose Rincon, SOFLO 30.04.
15-and-over, 1. Davidson Vincent, Azura 25.42, 2. Sidrell Williams, Azura 26.06, 3. Nikita Efimov, OSC 26.59.

50-meter backstroke:
13-14, 1. Anthony Pineiro, USDST 28.57, 2. George Gonzalez, USDST 29.42, 3. Julian Lozano, GRSC 32.32.
15-and-over, 1. Dario Martin, OSC 28.90, 2. Nikita Efimov, OSC 29.61, 3. Marcelo Mansur, USDST 29.66.

200-meter backstroke:
12-and-under, 1. Andres De Angulo, MS 2:40.06, 2. Tikhon Kolobov, NMST 2:50.18, 3. Adlai Nixon, Unattached 2:57.45.

50-meter breaststroke:
13-14, 1. George Gonzalez, USDST 30.91, 2. Anthony Pineiro, USDST 34.93, 3. Christopher De Angulo, MS 36.58.
15-and-over, 1. Brandon Moran, Azura 31.15, 2. Dario Martin, OSC 31.63, 3. Nikita Efimov, OSC 31.70.

200-meter breaststroke:
12-and-under, 1. Tikhon Kolobov, NMST 3:14.02.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com
http://www.swim4soflo.com

Author: South Florida Aquatic Club - SOFLO Swimming

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