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 Abigail Kerr, Christian Taylor, Isabelle Kerr, Jody Fowler, Rex Wilson, William Taylor and Ziani Viola on winning individual medals for top 3 positions in their age groups.
Our thanks go to Ashfield Swimming Club for professionally hosting the carnival at their brand new pool and congratulations to Leichhardt Swimming Club on taking out the Battle on the Bay trophy this year.
Congratulations to Christian Taylor on an outstanding performance in the 2015 NSW 10 Years & Under-12 Years State Age Championships, winning gold in the 100m Backstroke and bronze in the 200m Backstroke.
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 Boys’ 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 Boys’ 11 years and under 200m Freestyle
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