Sport

Swimmers win awards

Richmond Valley Swim Club members (from left) Caleb Yourell, Rachel Redman, Tara Blunn, Aimee Landrigan and Chloe Gillet received Australian Junior Excellence Program awards from club coach Michael Freney (back). Photo Contributed
Richmond Valley Swim Club members (from left) Caleb Yourell, Rachel Redman, Tara Blunn, Aimee Landrigan and Chloe Gillet received Australian Junior Excellence Program awards from club coach Michael Freney (back). Photo Contributed Contributed

RICHMOND Valley Swim Club members Caleb Yourell, Rachel Redman, Tara Blunn, Aimee Landrigan and Chloe Gillet received Australian Junior Excellence Program awards. The awards program recognises, rewards and encourages junior swimmers who, through their development of aquatic skills and fitness, have achieved a high standard of swimming excellence. Under the program, swimmers aged from 9 to 13 years who accomplish times set by Swimming Australia qualify at Gold, Silver, Bronze or Green standard, depending on their best performance or performances during the season. The club's swimmers have received awards from Green to Silver standard