Our team of 26 swimmers had a fantastic meet at our annual SwimFest carnival held yesterday.
There were so many highlights for all of our swimmers and below is just a very small summary of some of the achievements made by our team:
Ameena achieved a big personal best in the 100m Freestyle, getting below the 1.20 barrier for the first time.
Lucas brought home a swag of medals including silver and personal best in the 50m Breaststroke.
Darla had set herself a goal for the 50m Butterfly and went a full second underneath her target time.
Gabby broke the minute barrier for the 50m Freestyle, dropping 6 seconds from her previous best.
Joseph took a second off his 50m Breaststroke time and bagged himself a silver medal in the process.
Laura-Belle backed up from a PB in the 200m Breaststroke at club in the morning with a PB in the 100m Breaststroke in the afternoon.
Kyran smashed his 50m Freestyle PB and went under 40 seconds for the first time.
Joab didn't let his big PB in the 100m Butterfly slow him down for the rest of the afternoon and achieved PBs in all his 100s.
Katie showed age is no barrier and won gold in the 50m Breaststroke in her fastest time in over 10 years.
Ren took a huge chunk of time off his 50m Freestyle, dropping over 3 seconds.
Jhanvi backed up from her first meet for Merrylands at Speedo Sprint last week and achieved another 2 personal best times and a medal in the relay.
William managed to drop 2 seconds in his 50m Backstroke after running around helping with eskies all afternoon.
Vanessa achieved a new personal best in the 100m Freestyle, getting closer to the 1.30 barrier.
Avani had a solid meet after just returning from illness and was only a fraction away from her 50m Breaststroke PB.
Alison was double the age of her competitors and still snuck a gold in the 50m Freestyle.
Jay had a massive program and picked up 4 medals in the 8 years events while also mixing it with the big open boys in the 100s.
Lisa came off the back of massive results at Speedo Sprint last week and dropped further time in the 50m Breaststroke, earning a bronze in the process.
Nevah mixed it up with a PB in the 100m Breaststroke, almost earning a double PB with her split very close to her 50m PB.
Niushka bagged herself a bronze medal in a tight finish in the 50m Butterfly.
Ruby wasn't afraid of the older girls in the 100m Breaststroke, maintaining her technique to achieve a 4 second PB.
Shreya had top swims after a break from training and maintained the energy right through to the relays.
Summer started with a bang with a 5 second PB in the 200m Individual Medley and kept up her performances with PBs and medals galore, including gold in the 50m Freestyle.
Unish smashed his breaststroke pull-outs and PB'd in both his breaststroke events, picking up bronze in the 50m.
Keira had a big PB in her 100m freestyle and also picked up a pair of silver medals in her 50m events.
Daniel had a gutsy swims just shy of the achievements he accomplished at Speedo Sprint last week plus a medal in the relay.
Matthew managed to PB in the 50m Butterfly twice - first in his 100m Butterfly split then again at the end of the day in the 50m Butterfly.
Sophia had great performances since returning to competition, achieving her fastest 100m Freestyle time in over 2 years.
Our relays were very much a team effort, not by just the swimmers in the pool but also by all of our athletes and parents cheering loudly to support our teams. Our relay teams picked up gold and 2 bronze medals for their efforts.
Well done to all our swimmers on their results and to all our volunteers for making it happen!