Team competes at M&P’s

Grenfell swimmers (L-R) Tom and Harry Robinson, George, Ella and Niamh Mitton, Xanthe Johnson and Mikayla Hughes at the M&P championships.

Grenfell swimmers (L-R) Tom and Harry Robinson, George, Ella and Niamh Mitton, Xanthe Johnson and Mikayla Hughes at the M&P championships.

Grenfell swimmers have yet again impressed at the Mountains and Plains Championships over the weekend.

Attracting over 220 swimmers from across the Mountains and Plains swimming region, our local team of Mikayla Hughes, Xanthe Johnson, Ella, Niamh and George Mitton and Tom and Harry Robinson came away with a swag of PB’s, medals, some records and a trophy!

Results were – 

Mikayla Hughes

PB’s in the 50m backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle and 100m breaststroke, freestyle and a huge 6.56 seconds of her 100m backstroke.

Xanthe Johnson

PB’s in the 50m backstroke, butterfly and breaststroke, 100m breaststroke and freestyle and 200m IM

Ella Mitton

PB’s in the 50m backstroke and breaststroke and 100m breaststroke, freestyle and backstroke.

Ella took over 5 seconds off her PB’s in both the 100m freestyle and backstroke races.

George Mitton

2nd 50m breaststroke

Harry Robinson

PB’s in the 50m backstroke

Tom Robinson

1st 50m butterfly, breaststroke and freestyle, 100m freestyle, 2nd 50m backstroke, 100m butterfly and breaststroke, 3rd 100m backstroke, 200m IM

PB’s in the 50m backstroke, butterfly and breaststroke, 100m freestyle and breaststroke

There was great excitement amongst the Grenfell camp when it was announced the Tom had broken three records in his age division as follows:

*the 50m butterfly record in a time of 27.11 seconds,

*the 50m freestyle record in a time of 25.10 seconds and

*the 100m freestyle record in a time of 55.39 seconds. 

Tom was also named champion 16 years male swimmer. Congratulations Tom, this is a terrific achievement.

Congratulations to all of our swimmers on your great times, great racing and great attitudes over the weekend.

For more information about the Grenfell Amateur Swimming Club, including carnivals, please contact the Grenfell Aquatic Centre on 6343 1756.