The artistic swimming competition of the 2019 Red Deer Canada Winter Games kicked off on Sunday with the presentation of the solo technical event.
Team BC had two athletes competing in the solo technical routine, with the prleimary rounds the technical and free on Tuesday, finals will be on Thursday.
Held at the Sport Centre in Calgary, the event featured 19 athletes representing nine provinces as well as the Yukon territory.
In the technical program, athletes present a two-minute routine in which they must perform, in the same order, five technical elements. They are judged on execution, general impression as well as for the quality of their elements.
Hannah McDonagh-Proud performed to the song Rise Up by Andrea Day and scored a 71.8972, good enough for seventh place. Kendall Stirrat performed to Water by Bishop Briggs and scored a 70.5614 and sits in ninth place.
The solo event will continue on Tuesday with the presentation of the solo free preliminaries. Sunday’s technical routine scores will then be added to the free routine marks to determine who will be competing in the finals. Since only one competitor per province is allowed to reach the final and compete for a medal, A and B finals will be presented on Thursday, the last day of the competition.