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Parkes Wins Silver at the 2012 Junior Pan Pacs

Zac Parkes won the silver medal in the 10k Open Water event last Monday at the 2012 Junior Pan Pacific Championships.  Zac finished in a time of 1:42:24 behind the american swimmer, David Heron, who finished in 1:42:01. Janardan Burns from the US finished 3rd.

This year the Pan Pacs was held in Hawaii over 5 days.  Team Canada ended the competition with a total of 11 medals: 4 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze.

Congratulations to Zac and his coach Ron Jacks for a great performance!

More on this story can be found on the Swimming Canada Website.

More photos from Zac's swim have been posted on our PCS Facebook group site (PCS club members only) at