Gold for young swimmers

Gold for young swimmers

Lauren Robinson (11) collected seven gold medals as well as State records in the 50m breaststroke (36.91) and 200m breaststroke (2:52.19).

Hayley Campbell (11) and Drew Mann (10) also won their first major gold medals.

Club members Chelsea Exell, James Gregory, Sebastian Harrup, Paris Jose, Jade Mann and Eliza Van De Velde all recorded top-10 performances.

Almost 600 athletes competed in the two-day event ” the final meet in Swimming WA’s short course season ” with 75 per cent improving on their entry times.

Kirstie Juffermans (15) and Rebecca Robinson (16) showed great promise by making State swimming teams last month. Kirstie was selected for the WA School Sport national swimming championships in Adelaide and Rebecca made the State Age Teams championships at the AIS in Canberra.

Both girls finished in the top 10 in their first trips away.