Records tumble at swim carnival

THE Richmond zone Combined High Schools swimming carnival was held at Maclean last week.

The host school, Maclean High, dominated the results, scoring 458 points, producing six age champions and setting five records.

Results:

Team points: Maclean 458, Alstonville 341, Kyogle 152, Richmond River 117, Kadina 80, Woodenbong 47, Lismore 43, Evans River 32, Bonalbo 15, Casino 14.

Age champions:

12 years: Brandon Gellatly (Kadina) and Madeline Smith (Maclean)

13 years: Julian Aenishaenslin (Alstonville) and Mallory Dobner (Richmond River)

14 years: Rory Brown (Maclean) and Julia Margraf (Alstonville)

15 years: Sam Nilon (Richmond River) and Jesse-Clare Beresford (Maclean)

16 years: Dylan Brown (Maclean) and Amelia McCarthy (Maclean)

17+ years: Nathan Diehm (Alstonville) and Ellie Starkey (Maclean)

Records:

Jesse-Clare Beresford (Maclean) 15 years girls 100m freestyle (1:02 95 (1:03.16); 100m backstroke, 1:13.67 (1:14.09)

Dylan Brown (Maclean) 16 years boys 200m freestyle, 2:05.55 (old 2:09.83); 100m freestyle, 56.19 (56.36); 100m breaststroke, 1:10.92 (1:16.93)

Daniel Connors (Maclean) 15 years boys 100m backstroke, 1:06.62 (1:07.66)

Brandon Gellatly (Kadina) 12 years boys 100m backstroke, 1:23.14 (1:25.45)

Felix Margraf (Alstonville) 12 years boys 100m backstroke, 1:25.06 (1:24.45)

Maclean High School boys open 200 4 x 50m medley relay, 2: 03.63 (2:04.81); girls 15 years 200m freestyle, 2:04.92 (2:07.12).

Impressive return

LISMORE Trinity Swim Club returned from the NSW Country Championships at the Olympic aquatics centre at Homebush in Sydney with two gold medals and one silver.

Two Far North Coast records were set, there were six top 10 placings and 90 per cent of swimmers clocked personal best times.



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