Three 13-year-old Penobscot Bay YMCA Sailfish swimmers qualified to participate in the 2019 ISCA TYR Elite Showcase Classic on Wednesday through Saturday, April 10-13 in The Sunshine State.

Emma Cyr, Kailin Fuller and Josie Lincoln represented the Sailfish.

The trio was accompanied by 33 other Maine swimmers from Bangor Y Barracudas, Coastal Maine Aquatics, Mid-Maine YMCA Dolphins, Mount Desert Island YMCA Sharks, Northern York County YMCA Manta Rays, Portland Porpoise Swim Club, Seacoast Swim Club and Westbrook Seals.

One-hundred and seven teams and 826 swimmers participated in the international meet at the North Shore Aquatic Complex Pool, an outdoor facility.

Cyr qualified in the 200/500/1,000/1,650 freestyle events. Her bonus events were the 200 individual medley, 200 breaststroke and 100 free. She also swam the 50 breast, 50 free and 50 butterfly.

Fuller qualified in the 50/100 free. Her bonus events included the 100 breast, 200 IM and 200 free. For the 50 events, she swam the 50 breast, 50 backstroke and 50 fly. Lastly, Kailin also swam a time trial in the 200 breast.

Lincoln qualified in the 50 free, 50 fly and 100 fly. Her bonus events included the 100 free, 200 IM and 100 back. She selected the 50 back for her other 50 event.

The times and places for the three area swimmers included:

Cyr — 50 breast, 36.78, 58th; 50 free, 28.41, 140th; 200 IM ,2:35.88, 104th; 500 free, 5:40.72, 48th; 1,650 free, 19:43.05, 14th; 200 breast, 2:58.16, 52nd; 100 free, 1:00.36, 116th; 50 fly, 32.29, 73rd; and 200 free, 2:08.96, 82nd.

Fuller — 50 breast, 33.95, 31st; 50 free, 26.35, 45th; 200 IM, 2:30.75, 96th; 50 back, 31.89, 70th; 100 free, 59.00, 96th; 50 fly, 30.54, 66th; 100 breast, 1:17.09, 55th; 200, free, 2:11.69, 95th; 50 free time trial, 26.27; and 200 breast time trial, 2:49.64.

Lincoln — 50 free, 27.41, 110th; 200 IM, 2:33.34, 102nd; 50 back, 30.08, 31st; 100 back, 1:07.97, 63rd; 100 fly, 1:06.86, 61st; 100 free, 1:00.47, 117th; and 50 fly, 29.18, 39th.

Swimmers ages 10, 12 and 14 needed to obtain national AAA times. Swimmers ages 9, 11 and 13 needed to qualify with national AA times. With one qualifying time, swimmers were able to select four bonus events. Swimmers who obtained two or more qualifying times were allowed to select three bonus events. Swimmers ages 13 and 14 also were allowed to swim the 50 events. However, swimmers could only swim three events per day and a maximum of 10 events for the meet.

The event was held at the the North Shore Aquatic Complex in a short course 25-yard 25-lane pool. The events were swam as prelim and final events on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Swimmers who finished among the top 10 of their age group prelim events returned to swim in the final event at night.

Custom medals were awarded to top-10 finishers in every event and relay teams finishing among the top three. Team awards also were awarded to top combined team, top girls and boys teams. For this, points for top-10 finishers were dispersed as 11, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and1 and double points for relays.

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