5 Medals at Metro South West Championships

Merrylands' team of 8 swimmers won 5 medals and were finalists in 13 events at the Metro South West Area Open & Age Championships on the weekend. Ten new personal best times were also swum at the meet.

Brittany Johnson won two medals at the meet. Her first medal came in the Open 100m Freestyle where she finished a surprise 3rd and broke her PB by 0.84 seconds. Brittany's second medal was a silver in the Open 50m Butterfly in a new personal best time of 31.53. It was a close finish in the race with 2nd to 6th place separated by only 0.44 seconds. Brittany also swam a new personal best time in the 400m Freestyle, breaking her previous best by almost 7 seconds.

Anthony Ventra won the club's other three medals, with silver in the 16yrs 200m Individual Medley, 100m Breaststroke and 100m Backstroke. Anthony was also a finalist in all his other individual events with 2 new personal best times.

Another swimmer to final in all his events was Peter Johnston. Peter finished in the top 10 in all 6 of his events, with a new personal best time in the Open 200m Breaststroke.

Five out of eight of our individual competitors were a finalist in at least one of their events. Timothy Tunks finished in 7th place in the 11yrs 100m Breaststroke while Amber Johnson finished 4th in the 17yrs & Over 50m Backstroke and 10th in the Open 100m Butterfly.

Finalist & Medallist Summary:

Timothy Tunks
11yrs 100m Breaststroke (7th)
Anthony Ventra
16yrs 100m Freestyle (4th)
16yrs 100m Backstroke (Silver)
16yrs 100m Breaststroke (Silver)
16yrs 100m Butterfly (4th)
16yrs 200m Individual Medley (Silver)
Open 50m Freestyle (7th)
Amber Johnson
17yrs & Over 50m Backstroke (4th)
Open 100m Butterfly (10th)
Brittany Johnson
Open 100m Freestyle (Bronze)
Open 50m Breaststroke (5th)
Open 50m Butterfly (Silver)
Peter Johnston
17yrs & Over 50m Freestyle (9th)
17yrs & Over 50m Backstroke (8th)
17yrs & Over 50m Breaststroke (6th)
Open 50m Breaststroke (9th)
Open 100m Breaststroke (6th)
Open 50m Breaststroke (7th)

The swimmers who swam PBs were:

Timothy Tunks
100m Freestyle
100m Breaststroke
Lachlan Stewart
100m Freestyle
Anthony Ventra
100m Backstroke
100m Butterfly
Jason Page
50m Butterfly
Brittany Johnson
100m Freestyle
400m Freestyle
50m Butterfly
Peter Johnston
200m Breaststroke

Congratulations to all 8 swimmers on their performances.

The full results now available here.

Medal Tally
Gold 0
Silver 4
Bronze 1

See Also
  • 2010 Metro South West Area Open & Age Championships - Team

  • 2010 Metro South West Area Open & Age Championships - Results

  • 2010 Metro South West Championship Medallists

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