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August 11, 2022

Oceans 15 bound for the big swimming pool

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The Oceans 15 (L to R) Tom Cheek, Maddison Oliss, Montannah Archibald, Evie Porter, Addison Cecil, Charlotte Archibald, Adrian Filipič, Madison Harper, Mali Stewart, Lily Purtell, Ivy Gilbert, Delilah Warton. Front: Lawson King and Teo Martin. (Missing Tiggi Groves and Jack Matkevich). Relay swimmers are Zara Morris, Harriet Killips. Photo supplied

Ross Kendall

Fifteen swimmers from Ocean Shores Aquatics Swim Team will represent their schools and regions in State qualifying swim meets over the coming month at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre.

‘The swimmers had to push through hard training and competition, not to mention floods and covid, but they bonded together in spirit and determination to get the job done,’ coach Adrian Filipic said.

‘En route to greater things there were many records broken, some that dated well back in time, and district, zone and regional champions also emerged, not to mention personal best times.

‘After over 20 years of coaching, to be inspired by not only the results but the attitude, dedication and stories of personal growth and triumphs, can be the most rewarding,’ he said.

‘Well done, and good luck to you all!’

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