Metropolitan Championships

Merrylands will be represented by a team of 3 swimmers at the NSW Metropolitan Short Course Championships at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre this weekend.

Our team will compete in 3 events and consists of:

Alison Johnston - 50m Freestyle
Summer Shrestha - 100m Breaststroke
Matthew Vicic - 100m Butterfly

Congratulations to all 3 swimmers on qualifying for the championships - especially Summer and Matthew who have qualified for this meet for the first time.

Metro South West Championships

Merrylands has 13 swimmers competing at the 2019 Metro South West Area Short Course Championships. The Championships will be held at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre on Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th June, 2019.

Our team consists of:

Joseph Assi
Laurabelle Casey
Brendan Kirkpatrick
Steven Nguyen
Alison Sakurovs
Nevah Shrestha
Niushka Shrestha
Shreya Shrestha
Summer Shrestha
Unish Shrestha
Daniel Vicic
Matthew Vicic
Sophia Vicic

Good luck to all our swimmers at the meet and may the whale be with you!

NSW State Masters Championships

Merrylands will be represented by a team of 6 swimmers at the NSW State Masters Championships at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre this weekend.

Our team consists of:

Alison Johnston
Tricia Johnston
Peter Johnston
Kylee Murray
Steven Nguyen
Ben Taylor

Good luck to our swimmers at the meet.

You can follow their progress over the weekend on the Live Results page.

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Australian Masters Championships - Day 4

The final day of the Nationals saw Merrylands win another 4 medals and swim 3 new personal best times.

Alison Johnston finished the meet with another 2 medals, starting the day with Gold in the 50m Backstroke and then taking Silver in the 100m Freestyle in a season best time.

Steven Nguyen also won two more medals with Silver in the 400m Freestyle and Bronze in the 100m Freestyle.

Kylee Murray finished off her meet with another 2 personal best times in the 400m Freestyle and 50m Backstroke, while Melissa Cohen also swam a new PB in the 400m Freestyle.

Congratulations to our whole team on their performances at the meet.

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Australian Masters Championships - Day 3

Merrylands has finished Day 3 of the Nationals with 4 more medals and 3 PBs.

Alison Johnston continued to add to her medal tally, with Gold in the 400m Individual Medley and Silver medals in both the 50m Freestyle and 100m Backstroke. Alison also swam a personal best time in the 100m Backstroke.

Steven Nguyen also added another medal to his count, with Gold in the 200m Breaststroke.

Melissa Cohen swam a new PB in her 50m Freestyle, while Kylee Murray swam a new PB in her 100m Backstroke.

Day 4 tomorrow - the final day in the pool - will see members of our team competing in the 400m Freestyle, 50m Backstroke, 200m Butterfly and 100m Freestyle.

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Australian Masters Championships - Day 2

Day 2 of the Nationals saw another 5 medals for Merrylands, plus 2 new PBs.

Steven Nguyen finished the day with 3 medals - Gold in the 50m Breaststroke, and Silver in the 200m Freestyle and 200m Individual Medley.

Alison Johnston took home our other 2 medals with Silver in the 100m Butterfly and 200m Individual Medley.

Melissa Cohen swam new PBs in both her events with new personal best times in the 50m Breaststroke and 200m Freestyle

Day 3 will see our team in action in the 200m Breaststroke, 50m Freestyle, 400m Individual Medley and 100m Backstroke.

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Australian Masters Championships - Day 1

A fantastic start to the Australian Masters Championships with 5 medals and 3 new PBs on Day 1 at the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre in Adelaide.

Steven Nguyen took home 2 medals with Gold in the 100m Breaststroke and Silver in the 50m Butterfly.

Alison Johnston also won 2 medals. Alison finished with Silver and a new personal best time in the 200m Backstroke, and Bronze in the 50m Butterfly, in her second fastest time ever.

Kylee Murray won her first national medal, finishing with Bronze in the 200m Backstroke in a new PB. Kylee also swam a new PB in her 50m Butterfly.

Day 2 tomorrow will see our team hit the water in the 100m Butterfly, 50m Breaststroke, 200m Freestyle and 200m Individual Medley.

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State Open Results

Merrylands' team of 2 swimmers swam well at the NSW State Open Championships on the weekend.

Reece Tomkinson swam a PB in his 50m Butterfly, and season best times in the 50m Freestyle and 50m Backstroke, while Alison Johnston swam a season best time in the 50m Freestyle.

Well done to Alison and Reece on their results.

NSW State Open Championships

Reece Tomkinson and Alison Johnston will represent Merrylands at the NSW State Open Championships at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre which start today.

Reece is competing in 5 events at the meet: the 50m, 100m and 200m Backstroke, 50m Freestyle and 50m Butterfly, while Alison will compete in the 50m Freestyle.

Congratulations to Reece and Alison on qualifying for the championships, and we wish them the best of luck.

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Metropolitan Junior Championships

Merrylands will be represented by a team of 4 swimmers at the NSW Metropolitan Junior Championships at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre on 2-3 March, 2019.

All 4 swimmers are first-time qualifiers for the Championships, with the hard work they have put in at training over the past 12 months paying off in spades.

Our team will compete in the following 9 events:

Matthew Vicic
50m Freestyle
100m Freestyle
50m Butterfly
100m Butterfly
Helen Macpherson
50m Freestyle
50m Butterfly
Summer Shrestha
50m Freestyle
50m Butterfly
Niushka Shrestha
50m Butterfly

Congratulations to all 4 swimmers on qualifying and to their coach Alison, who has coached swimmers to the Metropolitan Championships for the first time.

You can follow the team's progress over the weekend on the Swimming NSW website.

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