Ju­niors raise $2000 for club at Lap-athon

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -

SWIM­MING: Can­non­vale Can­nons Swim Club kept up with train­ing dur­ing the school hol­i­days, with a cou­ple of con­sis­tent train­ers up­graded to their next squad level.

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Dyl­lan Tow­ers who moved up to Dol­phins, Mitchell Milostic for moving into Tor­pe­does and Lu­cas O’Toole for up­grad­ing into Bul­lets.

Club pres­i­dent Tony Parkin­son was proud of all the Can­nons who par­tic­i­pated in the Lap-athon to raise funds.

High­lights from the var­i­ous squad lev­els in­clude: Jy Parkin­son swam 158 laps (two laps off 4km), Ja­cob Bell swam 98 laps, Tiana Bell swam 46 laps, Hay­den O’Han­lon swam 120 laps, Han­nah Spratt swam 50 laps, Mitchell Milostic swam 108 laps, Mae Carter-Attwood and Zavier Goswell both swam 114 laps, Austen Ed­ward-Bland swam 82 laps, Jakarra Hef­fer­nan swam 140 laps, Isaac Ben­son swam 34 laps and Izzy Toomey swam 70 laps. Spe­cial men­tion goes to Jamie Spratt the youngest swim­mer with the big­gest heart who swam 30 laps.

The swim­mers swam non-stop for one hour and raised close to $2000.

The club would like to con­grat­u­late all the swim­mers who par­tic­i­pated and all the par­ents who as­sisted.

Swim­mers are now gear­ing up for the BEAST swim chal­lenge at the Can­non­vale Pool with over 40 chal­lengers signed up.

PHOTO: CONTRIBUTED

BIG EFFORT: Lap-athon swim­mers Austen Ed­ward-Bland, Mitchell Milostic, Izzy Toomey and Isaac Ben­son.

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