Can­nons make a splash at cham­pi­onships

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -

SWIM­MING

EIGH­TEEN Cannonvale Can­nons swim­mers trav­eled to Townsville on the weekend to com­pete in the North Queens­land Cham­pi­onships at the Long Tan Me­mo­rial Pool.

The 9-year-old boys med­ley re­lay team of Jack­man Romanella, Dy­lan Barbeler, Kieran McGoldrick and Jordan Men­zies won sil­ver in an ex­cit­ing race.

Dy­lan Barbeler shone in all three breast­stroke events win­ning sil­ver in the 200m and the 100m, and gold in the 50m.

Dy­lan Lee got bronze in all three of his breast­stroke events.

An­gus Men­zies swam for gold in the 50m and 200m breast­stroke, sil­ver in 100m breast­stroke and 200m back­stroke and bronze in 50m back­stroke.

Sarah Milne earned a bronze in 50m back­stroke while her sis­ter Na- talie Milne brought home gold in her 50m but­ter­fly, freestyle and back­stroke.

Young Hay­den Romanella won gold in six out of his seven events.

Jack­man Romanella also won bronze in his 200m but­ter­fly and Ivan Van Zyl took home sil­ver in the 200m and 100m breast­stroke and bronze in his 50m breast­stroke and 50m freestyle.

Ainslie Barbeler took 3.45 sec­onds off in her 100m freestyle and Han­nah Crit­ten­den was happy with four per­sonal bests.

Ryan Lee, Maddy McGoldrick and Olivia Romanella all did well to im­prove their times.

Stephanie McGoldrick took 3.13 sec­onds off in her 100m but­ter­fly to nar­rowly miss out on a medal.

Chloe Robertson was happy with her 11.14 sec­ond per­sonal best in the 400m freestyle.

Young Ali Romanella got seven per­sonal bests out of eight swims and her back­stroke timed in at an in­cre­di­a­ble 16.91 sec­onds faster.

Tired but happy, the swim­mers are back in the wa­ter train­ing for the up-com­ing meet in Mi­rani this com­ing Satur­day.

The Can­nons are also gear­ing up for their own car­ni­val which has been moved to March 22-23 due to bad weather ear­lier in the year.

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