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The belly floppers were just some of the competitors making a big splash at this year’s carnival.

It was a big day in the pool for Mullumbimby High as seven records were broken at the 2018 swimming carnival.

The ‘super fish’ on the day were Mollie and Thomas Cheek, who broke five records combined.

Mollie broke three in her girls 16-years division including the 100m backstroke, recording a time of 1:16.72.

She also broke the 100m girls butterfly record, with her new time of 1:15.22, as well as the 50m Butterfly with a lightning 31.58

Thomas Cheek broke two records in the boys 13-years division including the 50m boys breaststroke (in a record time of 41.35) and the 50m boys butterfly (in a time of 33.12).

Amber Borthwick broke the 50m girls butterfly record in the 13-years division with a time of 33.72

Charlotte Archibald broke the 50m girls backstroke record in the 14-years division with a time of 35.70.

Age champs

The Mullumbimby High School swim carnival age champions were:

Girls: Zara Morris (12 years), Amber Borthwick (13), Natasha Fraser (14), Bronte Barnes (15), Mollie Cheek (16), Jacinta Thompson (17+).

Boys: Luke O’Brien 12, Thomas Cheek 13, Ashton Morris 14, Erez Lebovitz 15, Ziggy Whestone 16 and Riffcan Cole, Shaun Booth 17+.

Sporting house table: Acacia (898) followed by Kurrajong (775), Yarrabin (625), and Jacaranda (456).

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