Yolane announced A team member

Yolane announced A team member

The 18-year-old Arena Swim Club member swam to victory in the 17 to 18 years girls’ 100m butterfly in 59.11 seconds and the 50m freestyle in 25.16 before taking more than a second off her winning time from last year to take gold in the 100m freestyle in 54.30.

The Australia A team will travel to the US in July for the LA Invitational swim meet.

Breakers Swim Club’s Grace Hull, of Edgewater, was also recognised for her efforts at the championships and named in the team heading to Hawaii in August for the Junior Pan Pacific Championships. She won bronze in the 15 years girls’ 400m freestyle in 4:19.19 and clocked a personal best time of 2:06.49 in the freestyle to come sixth.

Also performing well in Sydney were Connolly’s Isaac Pollard who won silver in the 12 to 13 years boys’ 100m breaststroke (1:11.06), Breakers swimmers George Harley, of Woodvale, with bronze in the 15 years boys’ 100m breaststroke (1:05.81), Brody McGowan, of Sorrento, coming sixth in the 15 years boys’ 400m freestyle (4:03.62) and Jake Smith, of Hillarys, also sixth in the 16 years boys’ boys 200m breaststroke (2:26.77) and Arena’s Tristan de Villiers, of Connolly, ninth in the 15 years boys’ 100m breaststroke (1:07.96).

Multi class swimmer Ben Popham, of Marmion, had three personal bests.