Just a smidgen off gold


Tristan Ludlow in the yellow cap gets set for the backstroke event in Adelaide

Just 23/100 of a second lay on the water between first and third in a 200 metre swim race at the Australian Age Championships held in Adelaide last weekend.

Local swimmer Tristan Ludlow from Ocean Shores clocked up 2.02.77, a mere hairsbreadth behind the first and second place winners in the event. Tristan also came third in the 100 metres backstroke with a time of 58.01.

Tristan also placed fourth in the 400 freestyle, seventh in the 200 freestyle, 11th in the 200 butterfly and 25th in the 100 fly. A very busy meet for the lad, who will be returning to Adelaide to swim at school nationals in September.

Tristan on the podium with bronze

Tristan on the podium with bronze






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