Sasseville wins two Canadian medals

Posted by Pool Sharks on Aug 15 2019 at 07:00AM PDT

Genevieve Sasseville of the Chatham Y Pool Sharks won two medals – one silver and one bronze – at the Canadian swimming championships on the weekend in Winnipeg.

Sasseville won silver in the women’s 100-metre butterfly in 1:00.41 on Saturday. She led until the final few metres when Hannah Genich passed her to win in 59.90 seconds.

On Sunday, the 16-year-old from Chatham won bronze in the 200 butterfly in 2:15.31. She was also seventh in the ‘B’ final and 15th overall in the 100 freestyle in 58.28 seconds.
On Friday, she was fourth in the 50th butterfly and seventh in the 200 freestyle.


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