Gold for Bronte Marshall at the Special Olympics!

Congratulations to Bronte Marshall, who was selected to represent NSW at the Special Olympics Nationals held in Melbourne on 20-25 October 2014.  The Nationals are held every 4 years between swimmers from every state.

Bronte had an extremely successful campaign, returning home with the following medals:

Bronte’s strong performance has put her in contention for selection to represent Australia in the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles and we wish her all the best!

Christian Taylor wins 100m Backstroke in NSW State Age Championships

Congratulations to Christian Taylor on an outstanding performance in the NSW State Age Championships on 17-18 January 2014.

Christian achieved a gold medal in the 11 year old Boy’s 100m Backstroke and a bronze medal in the Boy’s 11 years and under 200m Backstroke.  He rounded his medals off with these other impressive results:

  • 4th place in the 11 year old Boy’s 50m Freestyle
  • 6th place in the 11 year old Boy’s 100m Freestyle
  • 17th place in the 11 year old Boy’s 4 x 50m Medley
  • 20th place in the Boy’s 11 years and under 200m Freestyle

Christian Taylor wins 100m Backstroke in NSW Metropolitan Championships

Congratulations to 11 year old Christian Taylor on winning the Men’s’ 11 years 100m Backstroke event at the 2013 NSW Metropolitan Championships at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre on Sunday 7th December 2013.

Christian also came:

  • 4th in the Men’s 11 years 100m Freestyle event,
  • 11th in the Men’s 11 years 100m Butterfly, and
  • an impressive 28th against older boys in the Men’s 13 years & under 200m Backstroke

The full meet results can be found here.

Christian Taylor’s Gold Rush at the 2013 Australian School Championships!

Congratulations to 11-year old Christian Taylor, who has returned from the 2013 School Sport Australia Swimming Championships in Adelaide with a swag of gold!

He competed in the following four events, winning three gold medals:

  • 50 metres Backstroke (1st place)
  • 100 metres Backstroke (1st place)
  • Member of 4 x 50 metre Freestyle relay team (1st place)
  • 50 metres Freestyle (6th place)

The full meet results are available here.

2008 Pacific School Games – Canberra

Congratulations to Bernadette Flannery and Jack Slater for outstanding performances in the 2008 Pacific School Games in Canberra in the week ended 6 December 2008.

Bernadette won a gold medal in the Mixed 200m Medley Relay, a bronze medal in the Girls 50m Breaststroke and finished 4th in the Mixed 200m Freestyle Relay.

Jack shaved one second off his personal best time in the 100m Breaststroke, finishing up a credible 14th against extremely stiff competition.