Kwinana Swimming Club attracts international swimming stars to training


Phoebe Mitchell and Nis Heide Pinnerup.
Phoebe Mitchell and Nis Heide Pinnerup.

KWINANA Swimming Club (KSC) is attracting international swimming stars such as multiple world record holder Phoebe Mitchell training at the club during April.

A member of the Geelong Swimming Club in Victoria, 25-year-old Mitchell holds an impressive array of records including the current world Down Syndrome record in the 50m, 100m and 200m backstroke, the 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke and the 200m individual medley.

 

Just like European Down Syndrome champion Nis Heide Pinnerup earlier in the month, Mitchell has been training hard with the Kwinana Swimming Club and continuing a strong relationship she has forged with KSC head coach Kareena Preston ahead of National Championships.

β€œIt was a great experience for Phoebe to get out of her comfort zone and train with a different coach and a different group of swimmers ahead of this major competition for her,” Preston said.

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