Canadian Nationals Results: Richard Funk Sweeps Breaststrokes With Strong 50 Breast Swim

VICTORIA, British Columbia, April 4. RICHARD Funk became the third swimmer to sweep the strokes, taking the 50 breast tonight to go along with his wins in the 100 and 200 distances earlier in the meet.

Funk’s 27.82 was the only sub-28 second swim with Andrew Poznikoff taking second with a 28.16. Matthew Ackman was third with a 28.34 in the non-international roster selection event.

Event 28 Men 50 LC Meter Breaststroke
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Sponsor: Old Victoria Water
World: w 26.67 7/29/2009 Cameron van der Burgh, RSA
Canadian: n 27.45 7/28/2009 Scott Dickens, UBCD
Meet: m 27.72 3/30/2011 Damir Dugonjic, CAL
Meet Qualifying: 30.23
Name Year Team Prelims Finals FINA
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=== A – Final ===

1 Funk, Richard 92 KEYANO 27.86 27.82 881
2 Poznikoff, Andr 87 SIMON FRASER AQU 28.91 28.16 849
3 Ackman, Matthew 96 POINTE-CLAIRE SW 28.76 28.34 833
4 Block, Jason 89 UCSC 28.64 28.54 816
5 Holson, Sergey 94 UBCD/UBCT 28.80 28.57 813
6 Armstrong, Jake 90 LAC/WES 28.85 28.92 784
7 Kostiuk, Nick 93 KEYANO 28.94 28.94 782
8 Dias, Lyam 93 POINTE-CLAIRE SW 28.84 29.14 766

=== B – Final ===

9 McGinnis, Ryder 97 KEYANO 29.13 28.65 806
10 *Ganiel, Imri 92 UNAT-US 28.64 28.70 802
11 Deret, Kevin 89 C.S.Q. 29.04 28.89 786
12 Perron, Dillon 91 UMAN 29.14 29.20 761
13 Naisby, Jonatha 93 SHER 29.04 29.23 759
14 Guest, James 96 POINTE-CLAIRE SW 29.67 29.54 735
15 Bujold, Antoine 95 POINTE-CLAIRE SW 29.77 29.57 733
16 Wall, Eli 95 GO/UTOR 29.50 29.80 716

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