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Swimmers triumph at Maclean sprint qualifying event

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Ocean Shores Aquatics swimmers. Photo supplied

The Ocean Shores Aquatics swim team travelled south to Maclean to compete in the Speedo Sprints Qualifying Swim meet on February 4.

This meet enables swimmers to compete in all 50m events, even if they are not affiliated with a club.

The top-four placed swimmers combined get an invitation to compete in the Speedo Sprints Finals held at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre on March 4. 


Addison Cecil (8 years): first in 50m backstroke and butterfly, third 50m freestyle. 

Orlando (Lion-heart) Blandford (8 years): third in 50m butterfly.

Molly Boyle (9 years): third 50m backstroke.

Kaia Roberts (11 years): fourth 50m breaststroke.

Lily Purtell (11 years): second 50m butterfly. 

Lawson King (12 years): first 50m freestyle, butterfly and backstroke; first 100m freestyle, butterfly and backstroke; second 200m freestyle and medley.

Mali Stewart (12 years): first 100m breaststroke; second 100m freestyle and 200 medley.

Delilah Warton (11 years): first 50m freestyle, butterfly, breaststroke; first 100m freestyle and butterfly, and first 200m medley.

Madison Harper (12 years): first 100m butterfly, 200m medley, and third 200m freestyle.

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