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Wrap Up From The Australian Swimming Champs & Australian Age Champs In Adelaide

It's been a long, tough few weeks of racing in Adelaide that saw our top swimmers competing at the Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships from 7-12 April, followed by the Hancock Prospecting Australian Age Championships from 15 to 22 April.



A wrap up of results are below:


Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships


These Championships are a national event used as a selection event for the World University Games in Naples, World Junior Championships in Budapest, World Para Swimming Championships & the road to Tokyo 2020. Qualifying to compete were Clare, Olivia, Imy, Lewis, William, Myles, Andrew & Jack. Results were as follows:


  • William Yang - Gold in the Men's Open 50 Fly, Gold in the men's 50m Back, Gold in the men's 20-21 50m Free & Silver in the men's open 100m back

  • Lewis Blackburn - Gold in the men's 18-19 yrs 100m Back, Bronze in the men's 18-19yrs 200m Back & 7th in the men's 50m Back

  • Myles Bailey - Bronze in the men's 18-19yrs 400m Free, 5th in the men's 18-19yrs 200m Back & 6th in the men's 18-19yrs 200m Free

  • Olivia Adams - Bronze in the women's 19-20 yrs 200m Free, 6th in the women's 19-20yrs 100m Free & 8th in the women's 400m Free

  • Clare Robertson - 4th in the women's 19-20yrs 50m Free, 7th on the women's 19-20yrs 100m Free & 8th in the women's 19-20 yrs 200m Free

  • Andrew Newling - 5th in the men's 18-19yrs 50m Free, 7th in the 18-19yrs Men's 100 Free & 8th in the men's 18-19yrs 100m Fly

  • Jack Edie - 5th in the 18-19yrs Men's 100 Free

Our men's relay team also did exceptionally well picking up a Bronze in the men's open 4x100m Free relay:


Jack Edie, Andrew Newling, Myles Bailey & Lewis Blackburn - Bronze in the men's open 4x100m Free relay

Lewis Blackburn/Andrew Newling/Myles Bailey/Jack Edie 5th in the men's 4x100m medley relay




Hancock Prospecting Australian Age Swimming Championships


Eli, Gabi, Chloe S & Chloe M all qualified to race from 15-22 April at the Hancock Prospecting Australian Age Championships in Adelaide, accompanied by Assistant Head Coach Leanne Thompson. Results were as follows:

  • Eli - 13th in 15yrs 50m Free, 19th in 15yrs 100m Free, 38th in the 15yrs 200m Free & 50th in the 15yrs 200m IM

  • Gabi - 28th in 15yrs 100m Breast & 31st in the 15yrs 200m Breast

  • Chloe S - 13th in the 15yrs 100m Fly

Eli, Chloe S, Gabi & Chloe M held their ranking of 21st in the nation in the 14-16yrs 4x100m Medley Relay. Well done girls!


A big thank you to Mitch and Leanne for supporting our swimmers at the meets and for those parents that also made the trip to cheer our teams on in the pool.





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