Jennifer Gardiner • 38 • Regina • Swimming
Nominated by Swim Saskatchewan Inc.
- Set long course provincial records in her 35-39 age group in all of her swimming events at the 2017 FINA World Masters Championships. Her meet was also highlighted with two 5th place podium finishes (400 Free and 800 Free), an 8th place finish in the 200 Back and a 10th place finish in the 400 IM.
- Finished with a gold medal in the 200 Back, silver medals in 400 IM and 1500 Free, and bronze medals in the 400 Free and 800 Free in the 35-39 age group at the 2017 Canadian Masters Swimming Championships, swimming against participants from five countries. She also broke short course provincial records in the 800 and 1500 Free.
- Jennifer finished 2017 ranked FIRST in the 35-39 age group in Canada in total combined points in the Top 20 total rankings in all 18 swimming events.
- Won gold medals in the 50 Free, 50 Fly, 100 IM, Women 200 Fly, 200 Breast and 200 IM in the 35-39 age group at the 2017 Pop Sidwell Masters Swim Meet, competing against participants from four provinces.
- Won gold medals in the 400 Free, 800 Free and 50 Breast in the 35-39 age group at the 2017 Regina Masters Invitational Swim Meet, competing against swimmers from five swim clubs.
- Awarded gold in the 100 Free, and silver in the 100 Back and 400 IM events in the 35-39 age group at the 2017 Goldfins Skills Master #2.
Read Jennifer's feature story here
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