2017 State SC medalists

2017 State Short Course medalists: Cameron Jordan and Kat Pizzo

More success at State Short Course Championships

Bendigo East Swimming Club swimmers have been busy competing at the Victorian Age Short Course Championships, Victorian Open Championships and the Australian 2017 State Teams Championships.

Over two weekends, the club had 21 swimmers compete at the 2017 Victorian Age Short Course Championships. Cameron Jordan swam his way in to a Bronze medal place in the Boys 15years 200m Breaststroke and 100m Breaststroke against Victoria's best swimmers. Layla Day swam her way into finals finishing 9th in the Girls 14 yr Freestyle and 6th in the 100m Butterfly.

The Victorian Open Short Course Championships saw three Bendigo East Swimmers compete against the best of Victorian swimming including Olympians Kotuku Ngawati, Joshua Beaver and Mack Horton. Katerina Pizzo competed in the Women's Multi-Class events. She medalled in the Women's 50m Breaststroke, claiming silver. She also qualified for 3 finals, with excellent results including 7th in the 100m Freestyle, 5th in the 50m Butterfly and 6th in the 100m Backstroke. Cameron Jordan proved to be a strong competitor finishing 16th in the Men's 50m Breaststroke (only two seconds off the winner) and 15th in the Men's 100m Breaststroke. Varlee Nihll competed in her first Open Short Course Championships swimming against Olympic great Linley Frame.

As a result of his tremendous swims, Cameron Jordan was selected by Swimming Victoria to represent the state at the 2017 State Team Championships held in Canberra at the Australian Institute of Sport. Cameron did his state and club proud, competing against the best in Australian Swimming and swam his way into an Australian Bronze Medal for the Boys 14/15yrs 50m Breaststroke. Cameron also placed 4th in the 100m Breaststroke and 7th in the 200m Breaststroke. Congratulations from the whole Club!!

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The Bendigo East Swimming Club is very proud of the joint venture with the Melbourne Vicentre club. As a result of this arrangement, swimmers have opportunities to train with Vicentre squads in Melbourne on a regular basis. The club looks forward to the further development and strengthening of the links with one of the strongest clubs in Australia.

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