Swimming Canada is pleased to announce the winners for the 2020 Swim-A-Thon campaign. These grand prize winners are recognized as the top fundraisers from across Canada.
This year’s top individual fundraiser winner, raising a grand total of $1,600 is Mark Duggan from the Kingston Blue Marlin Swim Club (KBM). For his efforts, Mark’s grand prize includes a $3,500 travel credit to take his family on a trip anywhere they choose. This can be spent on airfares, hotel nights, on one trip or three.
The runner-up, raising a total of $1,500 is Ziming Wang of the Vancouver Pacific Swim Club (VPSC). Ziming wins a $1,000 travel credit.
The top fundraising club overall winner, raising a grand total of $22,645 is Whitby Swimming (WS) from Ontario.
The top fundraising club per registered competitive swimmer participant is Crest Swimming (CREST) from Ontario. Crest raised $9,805.00 with 29 swimmer participants out of 50 registered competitive swimmers (58% participation). The club raised an average of $338.10 per swimmer.
Each of these winning swim clubs will receive a visit from a member of our National Team, which may be done virtually through Zoom. These visits will take place in the fall of 2020 and will be a great way for the team to celebrate their success.
The 2020 Swim-A-Thon injected nearly $260,000 into the 86 participating Canadian Swim Clubs!
Check out a full video on our YouTube page to see the entire list of this year’s winners, including the Speedo Grand Prizes and All Tides Bonus Prizes