Nine-medal haul for Tawa’s Bron­son Lloyd

Kapi-Mana News - - MOTORING -

Tawa teen Bron­son Lloyd was the best in­di­vid­ual swim­mer at the New Zealand Sec­ondary Schools Swim­ming Cham­pi­onships this week­end.

The Tawa Col­lege 13-year-old came out fir­ing on the first day col­lect­ing three gold medals.

He kept his mo­men­tum up through the week­end, win­ning the 100m back­stroke and 100m but­ter­fly on the fi­nal day.

He fin­ished with seven gold medals and two sil­vers.

Auck­land’s Brearna Craw­ford en­joyed eight straight wins in eight events for Mt Al­bert Gram­mar to top the in­di­vid­ual ta­bles in the girls’ com­pe­ti­tion.

Dioce­san School for Girls claimed the girls’ school cham­pi­onship with 1839 points, a 69 point buf­fer over St Cuth­berts with de­fend­ing cham­pi­ons Napier Girls over­tak­ing Waikato Dioce­san for third on the fi­nal day.

West­lake Boys High School re­tained their na­tional honours on 2043 points af­ter a bat­tle with Welling­ton Col­lege, who fin­ished run­ners-up on 1974 points ahead of Palmer­ston North Boys.

Other swim­mers of note were Zac Dell, 15, from Pukekohe High School with four gold medals and one bronze and Gina McCarthy, 14 from Waikato Dioce­san with seven golds, a sil­ver and a bronze.

The cham­pi­onships have at­tracted 552 swim­mers from 150 schools.


Bron­son Lloyd in ac­tion at the Sec­ondary Schools Swim­ming Cham­pi­onships in Welling­ton.

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