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SVY 1st ANNUAL SVY CHAMPIONS CLASSIC at John Witherspoon Middle RBY HARVEST HAUNT SWIM MEET at Raritan Bay YMCA in Perth Amboy, NJ . SPLASH 12 & UNDER SWIM MEET at Peddie School, in Hightstown, NJ ( Perth City Classic – 18th July Some very exciting times and performances from this group of swimmers. Whole club was focused on this. Confirmed entries for the Perth City SC Classic. Venue: HBF Stadium. When: Saturday, 16 June Export to calendar. Hosted: Perth City.
On 2nd and 3rd April Busselton Swimming Club members were hard at it again selling donuts to raise raise much needed funds for our club as well as supporting the Relay for Life. A very big thank you to Peter Rann for his continued contribution and the Masters members for their time, ensuring we could cover the roster.
Results – Swim meets
The look on the faces of the swimmers receiving their first ever competition medals was priceless. A big thank you to Amber for coming out of retirement to do an amazing job swimming for us. We did so well coming second to a very strong Hedland team. Looking forward to taking a larger squad to Kalgoorlie to enable us to take out our division next year. Thank you to all the parents and family members who also attended — your contribution is greatly appreciated.
Our swimmers proved to be very successful, bringing home 11 medals and close to 20 PBs. Jasmine claimed four medals, including gold in the m and m Backstroke, Ross won three medals including two golds. Cara brought home three medals including bronze in the m Freestyle. Tessa also competed in the m Freestyle, winning the silver medal. Both girls swam huge PBs in the event with Cara taking 1 minute and 4 seconds off her previous time and Tessa taking off 29 seconds.
Isabella achieved a state qualifying time in her first attempt at the m Backstroke. Chad, Nick and Lauren all swam PBs at the meet and Hannah showed just how strong she is by swimming the m Butterfly for the first time.
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Amy spent her 10th birthday competing at the meet. She swam in the m Backstroke and Breaststroke for the first time and achieved state qualifying times in her new age group for both events.
Our new head coach, Brooke Kemp, started off with a bang by putting the Senior Squad through a tough week of training.
The swimmers attended double sessions every day with the goal of swimming 50 kilometers in one week. The week ended with a 2-hour session in the 50m pool in Bunbury. The swimmers swam nineteen personal best times between them including five each from Eden McDonald and Jay Darnell. Youngsters Amy Kerr and Neve McDonald, who swam in the nine and under division, collected seven personal best times between them.
The club also amassed a total of 10 medals. Tessa Viljoen claimed silver in the m Breaststroke while her sister Cara won four medals, including gold in the m Breaststroke and 50m Backstroke. Amy Kerr came home with an incredible five medals. Amy won gold in the m Breaststroke and 50m Backstroke as well as silver in the m Individual Medley, 50m Breaststroke and m Freestyle.
A pentathlon requires swimmers to compete in five events with trophies being awarded to the athletes with the best aggregate times for those five swims. Tessa and Cara swam four personal best times between them to finish amongst the trophies in the 15 and over division. Tessa finished in sixth place while Cara also claimed a trophy for an eighth place finish.
Amy continued her top ten state performances by bringing home the fourth place trophy in the nine-year old division. Amy swam huge personal best times in all of her events and claimed many club records in the process.
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Amy also finished the weekend ranked first in the state and 13th in Australia for the m Breaststroke. The Pentathlon was especially significant for the Busselton Swimming Club as it marked the competitive swimming debut of Elissa Darnell, the clubs first swimmer to swim in the multiclass division. Elissa had a sensational first meet finishing in the top two for both of her swims.
Elissa came second in the 50m Backstroke and first in the 50m Freestyle. With such a great weekend of short course swimming, the Busselton Swimming Club is looking forward to an outstanding season ahead.
Eden, competing in her first state championships, swam PBs in all of her events and showed enormous potential in the m backstroke. Amy swam incredible PBs in both the 50m and m breaststroke events.
Amy was rewarded with a bronze medal in both and cemented her place as one of the states top three breaststrokers for her age. Amy also finished as a finalist in the m individual medley and swam five PBs for the meet.
Maddy, who holds a top three state ranking for her age in the 50m butterfly, did not disappoint in her favourite discipline either. Maddy won silver and bronze respectively for the 12 years 50m and m butterfly. She also lays claim to the fastest times on record by a year-old Busselton resident in these events. Additionally, Maddy placed as a finalist in the 50m freestyle and capped off a great meet with four personal best times.
The swimmers, joined by their friends from Margaret River and Bunbury, competed against swimmers from Asian countries around the Indian Ocean.
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In total the Busselton Swimming Club came home with a massive 23 medals. Maddy was named one of the top five swimmers of the meet. Medals were harder to come by, but not out of reach, for Jay Darnell and Amy Kerr who were swimming as the youngest competitors in their respective age divisions. Amy Kerr capitalized on the tough competition from older swimmers by achieving PBs in all of her events and also came away with a bronze medal. Her swims contributed to Region 1 winning the division and being promoted to C Division next year.
She won both her events, swam PBs in both events and managed to swim sub in the 50 breaststroke raising her ranking to 4th in the State for this event!
The weather was warm with a light breeze. In the solo event, our first swimmer home was Peter Pavlinovich with a smashing time of Cara Viljoen was the first girl in a Despite a cold and windy start, the day soon became hot and still with a constant smell of smoke reminding us of the bush fires still burning nearby.
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Jay won 1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals and achieved 6 PBs out of 7 swims. Zac won 2 bronze medals, achieved 6 out of 7 PBs and bravely attempted the IM for the first time. Bunbury Tri Club aims to provide good quality coaching sessions in all three triathlon disciplines to help our Juniors develop the necessary skills to become Triathletes. The club makes use of suitable safe training venues and coaches with excellent skills and enthusiasm to teach and encourage the children.
A great deal of work goes on behind the scenes to organise the training and events for the Juniors through the season by club volunteers. Assistance from parents is very much appreciated and without parent involvement we cannot successfully run our training and events safely.
The focus of these sessions will be on skill development across the disciplines of swimming, riding and running. As well as structured training sessions, participants will get to experience the thrill of participating in some real triathlons! The course is open to primary school students in Year 2 age 7 through to Year 6 age Participants will need to have a bike and be able to swim 50 metres.
Activities will be structured to cater for a wide range of skill level and ability with the overriding focus for students participating to have fun and gain improved skills and confidence in swimming, bike riding and running.
Training sessions will be held on Wednesday afternoons at 4. Subsequent sessions will take place on the 17th, 24th and 31st of October, 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th of November. Participants are also encouraged to participate in Bunbury Triathlon Club Trystar events. The first in Bunbury at Koombana Bay on Sunday 28th October and subsequent monthly events through to March see site website for full details of location and dates.