2019 National Age finalists

2019 National Age finalists - Layla Day, Cameron Jordan, Emily Kearns

2019 National Team

2019 National team - Harry Downing, Layla Day, Sebastian Wood, Ziggy Lau, Cameron Jordan, Lily Eldridge, Emily Kearns, Varlee Nihill, Zalli Lau, Ella Downing

Outstanding competition at National Championships!!

Bendigo East Swimming Club’s young guns competed against Australia’s best at 2019 Hancock Prospecting Australian Age Swimming Championships held in Adelaide. As expected following the outstanding season for the club, the team had one of it's strongest ever representations at Nationals. The club was represented by 10 swimmers, including Layla Day, Ella Downing, Harry Downing, Lily Eldridge, Cameron Jordan, Emily Kearns, Varlee Nihill, Ziggy Lau, Zalli Lau and Sebastian Wood. The club had three swimmers ranked in the top 5 in their Age group and all three made finals. Cameron Jordan scored a Silver medal in the 17 years 100m breaststroke and came 5th the 200m breaststroke. As a result of his performance he has been selected to represent Australia at the 2019 World Junior Swimming Championships. Layla Day scored 2 Bronze medals in the 15 years 50m Freestyle and 100m Backstroke, and finished 4th in yhe 200m Backstroke. Layla also competed at the Australain Open Championships in the week before the Australian National Age championships and qualified for the final, finishing 7th in the 50m Backstroke in an outstanding performance. Emily Kearns also made two finals coming a solid 4th place in the 13 years 100m Backstroke and 10th in the 200m backstroke. The team had a fantasic week at Nationals and the club is incredibly proud of their performances. after a well earned break, the focus will turn to the short course season and the success of the season should inspire all the swimmers.

Thank you, Val!!!

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Vicentre partnership

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.