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Mullumbimby hosts 24 clubs for swimming carnival

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Members of the Mullumbimby Swim Club, after hosting a succesful carnival earlier this month.

Over 130 swimmers from 24 clubs enjoyed a great day of competition at the Mullumbimby Swimming Club’s qualifying meet, held at the Petria Thomas pool on 14 March.

Attending clubs included: Lismore Workers, Kingscliff, Grafton, Superfish (Gold Coast), Maclean, Twin Towns Banora, Everton Park (Brisbane) and Kyogle.

Stand out performances from Mullumbimby swimming club members included: 

Sara Irace achieved two personal best times, taking 10 seconds off her 100-metre freestyle, and five seconds off her 200-metre IM. 

Davide Irace also had two personal best times, taking two seconds off his 50-metre breaststroke and 50-metre freestyle. 

Ella Brittain had three personal best times including taking five seconds off her 50-metre breaststroke, six seconds off her 50-metre backstroke and eight seconds off her 200-metre IM. 

Asher Brittain did two personal best times, taking four seconds off her 25-metre breaststroke, and seven seconds off her 25-metre backstroke. 

Pia Brittain did a personal best in 200-metre breaststroke. 

Finn Brittain had an amazing PB of 18 seconds off his 200-metre IM.

Natasha Fraser did a personal best time taking seven seconds off her 200m breaststroke.


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