Juniors’ hard work pays off at Perth meet
Geraldton junior swimmers took multiple medals at a country meet in Perth this month.
Geraldton Amateur Swimming Club head coach Angela Scott said that showed their hard work had paid off.
“This swim meet was great for our club, with not only the medals that were won but also personal bests set by our swimmers,” she said.
“It showed off all the hard work and dedication that they had all put in.”
“I am very proud of all the swimmers that attended the meet, and as the head coach, I couldn’t be happier with the results.”
“On the first night of racing, our under-14 boys’ relay team won bronze in the medley relay and silver in the free relay.”
The under-10 boys’ relay team won gold in the medley and free Relay
The country championships meet was held in Perth at HBF Stadium from January 3-5.
On the Saturday, Sarah Delaurentis took silver in the 11-year-old 50m fly, while Nicole McAuley won silver in the 12-year-old 50m fly and 12-year-old 100m free.
Alex Travasso won gold in the 10-year-old 200IM, 10-year-old 50m breast, and 10-year-old 100m fly, and silver in the 10-year-old 50m backstroke.
Mathijs Travasso won bronze in the 12-year-old 100m free.
On the Sunday of the meet, Nicole McAuley won gold in the 12-year-old 50m free, while Emmanuel Ibrahim won silver in the 10-year-old 50m free.
Alex Travasso won gold in the 10-year-old 50m fly and 10-year-old 100m breast, silver in the 10-year-old 100m back, and bronze in the 10-year-old 50m free.
Mathijs Travasso won gold in the 12-year-old 100m breast.
Kai Butcher, Lucas Holdsworth, Patrick Holdsworth, Portia James-Wallace, Reuben James-Wallace, Kaley Lynas, Ryan Lynas, Daniel Price, Jesse Price and Luke Warr also competed at the meet.
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