2012 National Masters Swimming Championships in Adelaide
April 16, 2012 at 8:51 AM
A few news snippets from our reporter Helen live in Adelaide.
Days 1 and 2 Highlights
- Julia: 3 Bronze Medals in 50m, 100m and 800m Freestyle
- Helen: Silver Medal in 200m Butterfly
- Yvette: Personal Best in 200m Backstroke
- Helen nearly beat Ian Thorpe in her 800m Freestyle (see photo scoreboard)!!!!
- Adelaide weather has been perfect - sunny clear days
Day 3 Highlights
- One more bronze medal for Julia in 400m Freestyle
- Sue Currie happy with her 400m Freestyle
- Susan Leech happy that she swam to the target time that she set for herself.
- Women’s medal Relay came 8th
- Club dinner night out – with Kerryn Blanch
Day 4 Highlights
- Another bronze medal for Julia in 200m Freestyle
- Yvette 2 personal best times, including 200m Individual Medley
- Julia beating the time she swam in 2009 in the 200m Individual Medley that she swam at the World Masters Games
- Women's Freestyle relay came 4th
- Yvette was chosen to swim in the NSW Branch Rela
- Yvette enjoyed her time doing a full program of 12 individual events and 2 relays
- Susan was happy with the times that she swam in her events
- Helen competed in 6 events, 2 relays and as usual volunteered for officiating duties at the meet.
- Ryde came in 29th position from 80 clubs with 162.5 points
- Individual positions in age groups
- Yvette - 10th
- Julia - 6th
- Susan Leech - 16th
- Helen - 14th
- Sue Curry - 20th
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photos and article: Helen Rubin