2018 State Age Finalists

2018 State Age finalists: Emily Kearns, Cameron Jordan, Layla Day, Ella Downing

Outstanding results at the 2017 Victorian Age Championships

The great form of the Bendigo East swimmers continued at the 2018 Victorian Age championships,as the team of 22 competed brilliantly and achieved some outstanding results at MSAC. In a fabulous week of racing, swimmers competed in 65 events and recorded 38 personal best times, breaking 16 District and 18 Club records. The Club was represented in 13 individual finals along with the girls 12/under medley relay team of Maggie Burke, Ella Downing, Emily Kearns and Veda Haines, who performed brilliantly to finish 6th.

The team was led by Layla Day, who claimed 2 silver medals in the 14 years girls 100m and 200m backstroke and 3 bronze medals in the 200m IM, 50m and 10m freestyle, Cameron Jordan with 2 silver medals in the 16 years boys 100m nad 200m breaststroke, and Emily Kearns who claimed bronze in the 12 years girls 100m backstroke. Finalists included Hunter Boswell in the 11/under boys 100m and 200m backstroke, Ella Downing in the 12 years girls 200m backstroke and Lily-May Kirby in the 12 years girls 100m butterfly.

The club was represented by 22 swimmers in total: Matthew Baxter, Hunter Boswell, Maggie Burke, Layla Day, Ella Downing, Harry Downing, Mila Grant, Veda Haines, Thomas Hawke, Cameron Jordan, James Kealy, Emily Kearns, Nicholas Kearns, Lily-May Kirby, Zalli Lau, Ziggy Lau, Lincoln McKern, Gus Nankervis, Claudia Mountjoy, Varlee Nihill, Kiara Verbeek and Sophie Waller. Congratulations on an fantastic week!

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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.

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