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Swim teams flock to Heritage City for Kootenay Regional Meet

Neptune swimmers are eager to host the Kootenay Regional Championships this weekend at the Nelson and District Aquatic Centre. — The Nelson Daily photo

The Nelson Neptunes are ready to use home pool advantage to defend their Kootenay Regional Title this weekend at the Nelson and District Aquatic Centre.

The meet begins Saturday morning before concluding Sunday afternoon.

The top swimmers in each event have an opportunity to represent the zone at the BC Provincial Summer Swim Association Championships August 17-20 in Kamloops.

Teams from Castlegar, Trail, Grand Forks, Creston, Kimberley and Colville, Wash., are expected to attend the meet.