Mountains and plains swimming championships

The new Grenfell Aquatic centre was packed with visitors during the weekend event.
The new Grenfell Aquatic centre was packed with visitors during the weekend event.

The Mountains and Plains swimming championships held in Grenfell at the weekend can only be described as a terrific success with hundreds on competitors taking part in the two-day carnival. See report on page 11 of today’s Record.

Events were highly contested during the two-day championships.

Events were highly contested during the two-day championships.

Darren Smith, race announcer from Cowra and Colin Touzell, referee from Orange during the event.

Darren Smith, race announcer from Cowra and Colin Touzell, referee from Orange during the event.

Team Cowra.

Team Cowra.

The training pool was well utilised during the event.

The training pool was well utilised during the event.

The weather was glorious for the two-day championships.

The weather was glorious for the two-day championships.

The waiting area was constantly full with a large number of participants awaiting their races.

The waiting area was constantly full with a large number of participants awaiting their races.

Compeitors waiting for their event to be called.

Compeitors waiting for their event to be called.

Rob McClelland, Ken Schaefer and Mark Hughes on BBQ duty. Photo supplied.

Rob McClelland, Ken Schaefer and Mark Hughes on BBQ duty. Photo supplied.

Tim, Arabella and Amy Wood with Frank Fruedenstein provided coffee for the event.

Tim, Arabella and Amy Wood with Frank Fruedenstein provided coffee for the event.