Triple Winner Toma Petkov Leads SOFLO At Session Four Of SOFLO Distance IMX/IMR TYR Challenge


By Sharon Robb
PEMBROKE PINES, October 2, 2022–Based on Session Four of the SOFLO Distance IMX/IMR TYR Challenge Sunday at Academic Village Pool, the future looks bright for South Florida Aquatic Club’s young up-and-coming swimmers.

Triple winner Toma Petkov, 10, and double winner Christie Ann Lumsden, 10, led SOFLO on the third and final day of competition.

Petkov won the 50-yard backstroke in 39.04; 50-yard breaststroke in 41.75 and 50-yard butterfly in a best time 35.45, dropping 0.96 off his previous best. Petkov finished with five wins and three best times.

Lumsden won the 100-yard backstroke in a best time 1:18.50, dropping 0.10 and 100-yard breaststroke in 1:20.26. She was also third in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:25.99. Lumsden finished with four wins and one third place.

Other SOFLO winners were:
Laila Harran, 12, 100 backstroke, 1:02.64, time drop 2.42.
Jianna Amores, 12, 100 butterfly, 1:03.04, time drop 4.47.
David Valdiviezo, 12, 100 backstroke, 1:04.33, time drop 2.65.
Ethan Phan, 10, 100 butterfly, 1:14.21, time drop 3.86.
Noah Mejias, 11, 100 butterfly, 1:04.64.

SOFLO swimmers continued to have some impressive time drops in their events. They were:
Zoe Miralles, 50 backstroke, 7.90 drop.
Valentina Remmele, 100 backstroke, 11.84.
Catalina Akpabio, 100 backstroke, 5.57.
Gabriela Ekht, 100 breaststroke, 13.66.
Stephania Dmitrova, 100 breaststroke, 7.49.
Didia Miccolis, 100 breaststroke, 11.34.
Zoe Miralles, 50 butterfly, 9.72.
Katie Petrucci, 50 butterfly, 5.23.
Michael Barber, 100 backstroke, 7.99; 100 breaststroke 13.95.
Ale Suarez Cabrera, 100 backstroke, 15.11.
Sean Tee, 100 backstroke, 5.14; 100 breaststroke, 20.11.
Gabriel Ferrer, 100 breaststroke, 7.13.

SOFLO had 174 (91 girls and 83 boys) swimmers compete in 879 individual events.

Among other Florida Gold Coast teams in the field were Pine Crest, Metro Aquatics, Plantation Swim Team, Midtown Weston, Olympus Swim Club, North Miami Swim Team, Hialeah Swim Club and Speed World Swimming. It was one of the most competitive fields assembled for the meet.

Meet title and club sponsor TYR SOFLO is an American designer, developer and 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. The company’s mission statement is starting from, powered by and made for athletes, we strive to create and re-imagine technologies that enhance experience and performance at every level.

SUNDAY RESULTS
GIRLS
50-yard backstroke:

10-and-under, 1. Eidison Rios, HSC 38.29, 2. Grace Petrucci, SOFLO 41.27, time drop 3.26, 3. Ellie Phan 42.56; SOFLO: 4. Katie Petrucci 43.09, time drop 2.70, 5. Zoe Miralles 43.54, time drop 7.90, 7. Maya Ramthun 45.80, 9. Daylah Bouti 49.92, 10. Maya Barrizonte 55.06.

100-yard backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Christie Ann Lumsden, SOFLO 1:18.50, time drop 0.10, 2. Valentina Remmele, SOFLO 1:18.77, time drop 11.84, 3. Eva Milevska, MWA 1:20.00; SOFLO: 4. Amber Connor 1:25.21, time drop 2.76, 6. Stephania Dmitrova 1:27.46, time drop 0.96, 7. Mia Rop 1:28.30, 8. Paige Fleming 1:30.74, 9. Catalina Akpabio 1:31.49, time drop 5.57, 10. Karen Iino, SOFLO 1:32.30, time drop 4.32.
11-12, 1. Laila Harran, SOFLO 1:02.64, time drop 2.42, 2. Saree Young, SOFLO 1:06.84, time drop 0.60, 3. Jianna Amores, SOFLO 1:07.26, time drop 4.28; SOFLO: 4. Ellie Jackson 1:07.68, time drop 3.90, 5. Sofia Gomez 1:08.28, 6. Jemma Baldwin, 1:08.78, time drop 2.59, 7. Mackenzie McPherson 1:09.59, time drop 0.92, 9. Sofia Rodriguez 1:11.36.

50-yard breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Daira Vazquez, UN 44.06, 2. Eidison Rios, HSC 46.61, 3. Grace Petrucci, SOFLO 46.87, time drop 2.35; SOFLO: 5. Zoe Miralles 50.04, 6. Katie Petrucci 50.97, time drop 4.54, 7. Maya Ramthun 53.85, 9. Victoria Colmenares 58.16, time drop 4.52.

100-yard breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Christie Ann Lumsden, SOFLO 1:20.26, 2. Eva Milevska, MWA 1:27.99, 3. Valentina Remmele, SOFLO 1:33.38, time drop 0.25; SOFLO: 4. Amber Connor 1:33.93, 6. Gabriela Ekht 1:40.93, time drop 13.66, 10. Stephania Dmitrova 1:44.92, time drop 7.49.
11-12, 1. Addison Scott, UN 1:17.40, 2. Alejandra Perez, MAC 1:19.06, 3. Mackenzie McPherson, SOFLO 1:19.49, time drop 0.26; SOFLO: 4. Sofia Gomez 1:19.73, time drop 1.06, 5. Laila Harran 1:19.77, time drop 1.98, 7. Sofia Rodriguez 1:22.49, time drop 0.80, 8. Didia Miccolis 1:23.14, time drop 11.34, 10. Jemma Baldwin 1:23.52.

50-yard butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Eidison Rios, HSC 36.93, 2. Daira Vazquez, UN 40.13, 3. Hannah Goracy, PC 40.47; SOFLO: 4. Zoe Miralles 42.10, time drop 9.72, 5. Katie Petrucci 43.26, time drop 5.23, 7. Paige Fleming 47.68, 8. Grace Petrucci 47.81, time drop 2.92, 9. Maya Barrizonte 50.72, time drop 2.92.

100-yard butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Eva Milevska, MWA 1:18.50, 2. Valentina Remmele, SOFLO 1:25.54, 3. Christie Ann Lumsden, SOFLO 1:25.99; SOFLO: 6. Karen Iino 1:37.08, 8. Stephania Dmitrova 1:38.99, 9. Amber Connor 1:39.39, 10. Mia Rop 1:40.06.
11-12, 1. Jianna Amores, SOFLO 1:03.04, time drop 4.47, 2. Mackenzie McPherson, SOFLO 1:04.11, time drop 2.60, 3. Laila Harran, SOFLO 1:05.77, time drop 1.81; SOFLO: 5. Sofia Rodriguez 1:09.13, time drop 3.72, 6. Jemma Baldwin 1:11.14, 7. Sofia Gomez 1:12.08, 8. Saree Young 1:12.44.

BOYS
50-yard backstroke:

10-and-under, 1. Toma Petkov, SOFLO 39.04, 2. Kamyl Corcuera, MAC 40.49, 3. Danny Ramos, HSC 41.14; SOFLO: 4. Niccolo Miccolis 41.73, time drop 0.15, 6. Santiago Zuluaga 46.49, time drop 1.02, 8. Andres Gomez 53.52, 9. Lincoln Callaway Coy, 59.13, time drop 0.43.

100-yard backstroke:
10-and-under, 1. Rafael Cancio Jorge, MAC 1:12.74, 2. Ethan Phan, SOFLO 1:19.77, time drop 3.66, 3. Michael Barber, SOFLO 1:21.34, time drop 7.99; SOFLO: 4. Gabriel Ferrer 1:25.04, 5. Ale Suarez Cabrera 1:26.44, time drop 15.11, 8. Leonardo Zuluaga 1:31.19, 9. Luis Escobar 1:31.98, time drop 2.47, 10. Sean Tee 1:34.99, time drop 5.14.
11-12, 1. David Valdiviezo, SOFLO 1:04.33, time drop 2.65, 2. Alexander Diaz, UN 1:04.44, 3. Alejandro Ruiz, MAC 1:06.34; SOFLO: 4. Ethan Hall 1:06.89, 5. Guillermo Mantilla 1:09.02, 6. Noah Mejias 1:10.18, 7. Eric Ferrer 1:10.27, time drop 2.50, 9. Rainier Leyva Riestra 1:13.94.

50-yard breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Toma Petkov, SOFLO 41.75, 2. Danny Ramos, HSC 47.39, 3. Niccolo Miccolis, SOFLO 49.75; SOFLO: 4. Santiago Zuluaga 52.19, time drop 1.88, 7. Lincoln Callaway Coy 56.54.

100-yard breaststroke:
10-and-under, 1. Rafael Cancio Jorge, MAC 1:27.72, 2. Ethan Phan, SOFLO 1:29.59, 3. Ale Suarez Cabrera, SOFLO 1:32.05; SOFLO: 4. Leonardo Zuluaga 1:37.53, time drop 0.72, 5. Michael Barber 1:38.58, time drop 13.95, 6. Luis Escobar 1:40.96, time drop 1.93, 7. Gabriel Ferrer 1:41.81, time drop 7.13, 8. Sean Tee 1:42.14, time drop 20.11.
11-12, 1. Alexander Diaz, UN 1:11.01, 2. Ethan Hall, SOFLO 1:11.88, time drop 1.37, 3. Alejandro Ruiz, MAC 1:16.52; SOFLO: 4. Noah Mejias 1:19.11, 5. David Valdiviezo 1:19.30, time drop 4.89, 6. Eric Ferrer 1:20.14, time drop 0.64, 7. Guillermo Mantilla 1:20.42, time drop 4.16.

50-yard butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Toma Petkov, SOFLO 35.45, time drop 0.96, 2. Danny Ramos, HSC 36.50, 3. Kamyl Corcuera, MAC 40.63; SOFLO: 4. Niccolo Miccolis 40.94.

100-yard butterfly:
10-and-under, 1. Ethan Phan, SOFLO 1:14.21, time drop 3.86, 2. Rafael Cancio Jorge, MAC 1:20.78, 3. Ale Suarez Cabrera, SOFLO 1:20.86; SOFLO: 4. Leonardo Zuluaga 1:30.48, time drop 0.95, 5. Gabriel Ferrer 1:34.53, 6. Michael Barber 1:37.41, 7. Luis Escobar 1:43.75, 9. Sean Tee 1:48.30.
11-12, 1. Noah Mejias, SOFLO 1:04.64, 2. Alexander Diaz, UN 1:05.28, 3. Alejandro Ruiz, MAC 1:05.38; SOFLO: 4. Ethan Hall 1:05.47, 5. David Valdiviezo 1:06.88, time drop 0.66, 6. Eric Ferrer 1:10.01, time drop 2.89, 7. Rainier Leyva Riestra 1:12.57, 9. Daniel Chaussky 1:13.87, time drop 4.27.

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

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