Christian Taylor takes on the best at the Australian Swimming Championships on the Gold Coast

Christian Taylor, Drummoyne Swimming Club champion (and PLC Croydon Swim Club team member), has been mixing it with the big guns of Australian swimming at the Australian Swimming Championships on the Gold Coast.

Christian put in some stellar performances and now has the chance to fight it out for Olympic selection at the Australian Olympic trials in Adelaide in June.

Christians results were:

  • 50m backstroke – placed 11th in the 18-21 year age group – Time of 27.46s
  • 100m backstroke – placed 6th in the final of the 18-19 year age group – Time of 58.20s (qualifies him to swim at the Australian Olympic trials in Adelaide in June)
  • 200m backstroke – placed 9th in the final of the 18-19 year age group – Time of 2.10.85
  • 100m freestyle – placed 16th in 18-19 year age group – Time of 52.67
  • 50m freestyle – placed 15th in 18-19 year age group – Time of 23.88s

Congratulations to Christian and the Taylors!

Christian Taylor – 2019 Australian Age Championships

Christian Taylor GPS trophy

Congratulations to Christian Taylor on an outstanding performance at the recent 2019 Australian Age Championships in Adelaide.

Christian achieved a PB (Personal Best) in each of his events and achieved the following results:

  • 100m Freestyle: 53:42s, beating his PB by 1.14s, ranking 21st.
  • 50m freestyle: 24:39s, beating his PB by 0.71s, ranking 18th 
  • 200m Backstroke 2:11:82, beating his PB by 2.36s, ranking 15th
  • 100m Backstroke: 58:82s, beating his PB by 1.16s, ranking 7th in the Final 


Christian is motivated to achieve even greater swimming success and now has his target set on the 2020 Nationals in Perth.

We’re very proud to have you as a member of Drummoyne Swimming Club, Christian, and wish you all the best for your future swimming success!

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.