Jindy swimmers excel

Nicholas Coleman and Melanie Coleman participated in the Cobargo swimming carnival in January and they were presented with their medals by Olympian swimmer Sally Foster.

Sally Foster also swam in the girls 13 years and over races - a great thrill for all the competitors to see an Olympian swimmer in action. Sally mingled with all the competitors and gave them some helpful hints on how to improve their strokes.

Melanie's results were as follows 13 year old girls 2nd 50m back, 3rd 100m Medley, 3rd 50m Breast stroke.

Nicholas' results were as follows - 7 year old boys 2nd 25m Butterfly.

On Saturday and Sunday February 8 and 9 Jindabyne local swimming club swimmers Ian Grant, Sophie Nicholl, Chelsea Tapply, Luke Robinson and Hannah Robinson travelled to Ulladulla to compete in the South East Swimming Association championships and Speedo Sprints.

All swimmers did well with mixed results under the cold and windy conditions.

The stand out for the competition was Luke Robinson who placed first in the 10 year old boy's breast stroke for 50 metres and 100 metres. He also achieved championship record times for these events of 43.56 seconds for the 50 metres and 1minute 36.78 seconds for the 100 metres.

Luke also came 3rd in the 100 metre freestyle and 3rd in the 50 metre freestyle for 10 year old boys.

Chelsea Tapply also achieved five personal best times out of the six races she competed in.

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