Swimmers in top form at national champs
freestyle to place seventh. of bronzes at the division two He was fourth in the 400m
His brother James Raymond age group championships, medley relay. All four of the Swim Matamata swam in two individual events Swim Matamata committee Matt Hyde swam in four members competing at the New and gained a personal best president Karen Raymond events in the 17-18 age group, Zealand Swimming National time in the 200m free in his said. swam a personal best time in Age Group Championships first time competing in the Kyle Fannin swam in four his 400 free and qualified for DRAWS made the finals and set new championships. individual events and swam finals in three events. personal best times. He was selected for and personal best times in two of Hyde gained a bronze medal
Thomas Raymond achieved swam in three 15- year and them. for coming third in the 200m new personal best times in four under regional relays, where he He also made finals in two freestyle, a silver medal for of his five events and qualified made the finals. individual events in the coming second in the 400m for finals in four events in the He was ninth in the 4x100 15-year age group. freestyle and was seventh in 16-year age group. freestyle relay, seventh in the He placed eighth in 100m the 100m freestyle.
He placed sixth in 200 metre 4x200 freestyle relay and breaststroke, tenth in 200m The team’s coach, Graeme freestyle, ninth in the 200m tenth in the 400m medley breaststroke. Laing, said this was one of the individual medley, and sixth in relay. He was selected for and most successful years in a long the 1500m freestyle. James had qualified for the swam in one 15-year and under time for the team because they
Thomas took eleven seconds championships after winning regional relay, where they had enough swimmers to enter of his time in the 400m six silver medals and a couple made the finals. relays.