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!

2021 Battle on the Bay Results

The full results for the 2021 Battle on the Bay have been published here.

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.

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 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 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

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.