Our Senior swimmers kicked off their season with some great results at the Metro South West Senior Long Course Championships. These Championships were held at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre on the 7th and 8th of November.
Laura-Belle had some fabulous results, achieving personal best times in 3 out of 4 of her swims. Laura-Belle took off over 3 seconds in the Open 50m Butterfly, achieving her first sub 40 time!
Michael had just completed his HSC physics exam the day before the meet. The force (mass x acceleration) was with him and Michael achieved a personal best in the Open 50m Freestyle.
Elie showed gutsy efforts in his swims after returning from a break and several injuries. Elie saved his best performance for the last of the day with a personal best in the Open 50m Freestyle.
It was Vanessa’s first-time swimming at these Championships and she had some wonderful results, with personal best times in the 50m Butterfly and 50m Breaststroke. Vanessa was a finalist in her 4 events.
Summer added to her Metropolitan events with a personal best in the 100m Freestyle. Summer also achieved personal best times in the 100m Backstroke and 100m Breaststroke, and was a finalist in this event.
Brendan contested a massive 9 events during the meet. Brendan was a finalist in four events, including a top 10 finish in the Men’s Open 200m Individual Medley.
Alison’s highlight was the Women’s Open 50m Freestyle, coming 9th out of 130 swimmers. Alison also picked up 2 silver medals, 1 bronze and 4 other top 10 finishes.
Congratulations to all our swimmers and thank you to Peter and Alison for their coaching.