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Kamloops Tsunami finding their stroke in Revelstoke

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Victoria Karpuk finishing strong in the 50m fly. (via Kamloops Tsunami)

Six podium finishes highlighted a strong weekend for the Kamloops Tsunami Swim Club, as 18 members took part in the Revelstoke Invitational Swim Meet.

Individually, Gwenna Faupel and Cooper Heide received bronze medals, while four relay teams also finished in the top three in their divisions.

The Boys Division 3 team finished in third place in the 200m medley and also had a fourth place in 200m freestyle relay. The team was made up of Jakob Faupel, Michael Karpuk, Jared Roberts and Heide.

The Girls Division 6 team of Raina McEachern-Toombs, Alexis Cloet, Alexandra Karpuk and Hayley Branchflower finished in third place in the 200m medley relay. McEachern-Toombs, Cloet and Branchflower were also on the Girls Division 7 team that finished second in the 200m freestyle relay, joined by Denae Branchflower.

Finally, another bronze was captured in the 200m freestyle relay by the Girls Division 4 team made up of Faupel, Alexandra and Victoria Karpuk and Kayleigh Roberts.

The next swim meet for the Tsunami comes this weekend in Golden.