1 Medal at Metro South West Championships

Steven Nguyen won his first ever Area Championships medal at the Metro South West Area Open & Age Championships on the weekend. Thirteen new personal best times were also swum at the meet, with Finalists in ten events.

Steven won his medal by finishing 3rd in the 17yrs & Over 50m Breaststroke in a new personal best time. In an exciting finish to the race, Steve finished in a new personal best time of 35.43, just touching out fellow club member Peter Johnston, beating him to the wall by just 0.06 seconds.

Five of our 7 individual swimmers were finalists an event. Peter Johnston was a finalist in 3 of his events, with his best result being the 4th place in the 17yrs & Over 50m Breaststroke. Alison Sakurovs was also a finalist in 3 events, her best result being 6th in the 17yrs & Over 50m Butterfly. Brittany Johnson was a finalist in 2 events, while Carl Sorensen was also a finalist in both of his events.

Thirteen new personal best times were swum at the meet, with Paige Attard, Carl Sorensen and Hayley Baker swimming new PBs in all of their events.

Finalist Summary:

Brittany Johnson
17yrs & Over 50m Freestyle (8th)
Open 50m Breaststroke (10th)
Alison Sakurovs
17yrs & Over 50m Freestyle (10th)
17yrs & Over 50m Backstroke (9th)
17yrs & Over 50m Butterfly (6th)
Carl Sorensen
10yrs 100m Backstroke (7th)
10yrs 100m Butterfly (10th)
Steven Nguyen
17yrs & Over 50m Breaststroke (Bronze)
Peter Johnston
17yrs & Over 50m Breaststroke (4th)
Open 100m Breaststroke (7th)
Open 200m Breaststroke (7th)

The swimmers who swam PBs were:

Paige Attard
50m Freestyle
50m Backstroke
Hayley Baker
100m Freestyle
100m Backstroke
Alison Sakurovs
50m Freestyle
50m Breaststroke
Carl Sorensen
100m Backstroke
100m Butterfly
Steven Nguyen
100m Freestyle
50m Breaststroke
50m Breaststroke (Open)
Peter Johnston
50m Freestyle
100m Freestyle

Congratulations to all 7 swimmers on their performances.

See Also
  • 2012 Metro South West Area Open & Age Championships - Team
  • 2012 Metro South West Area Open & Age Championships - Results
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