2018 Nationa Age team

2018 National age team: Katerina Pizzo, Lily Eldridge, Cameron Jordan, Layla Day, Varlee Nihill, Zalli Lau

Nationals Stars!

The 2018 Georgina Hope Foundation National Age Championships were held in Sydney at the Olympic Park Aquatic Centre, and the Club had a brilliant week with swimmers claiming some of our best results ever at this level.

The team was led by Layla Day, who claimed a bronze medal in girls 100m backstroke, as well as finishing 5th in the final of the 200m backstroke. Kat Pizzo continued her stellar improvements, winning bronze in the 15-16 years women's multi-class 50m and 100m breaststroke, while also making finals in the 50m and 100m backstroke, 100m freestyle and 50m and 100m butterfly. In the 100m fly, Kat set an Australian record time for the S7 classification at 15 years. Cameron Jordan finished 6th in finals for both the 100m and 200m breaststroke in the 16 years men, and the girls 13-14 yeas medley relay team of Layla Day, Lily Eldridge, Zalli Lau and Varlee Nihill finished 9th to cap off an outstanding team performance.

Thank you, Val!!!

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