12 swimmers, 37 places
Tokoroa Swimming Club is tasting success in and out of the water.
The club took 12 swimmers to the Te Awamutu Allcomers Classic on November 6.
This is triple the number of competitive swimmers the club had at its last competition.
Among the club’s top performers was Tiana Hill who finished first in three events in the 12-year-old girls grade. Tiana won the 50m butterfly, 100m individual medley and 50m freestyle. She also picked up second placings in the 50m breaststroke and 100m backstroke and a fifth in the 200m freestyle.
Danni Glassie-Ryan, swimming in the 14-year-old girls grade, won the 100m backstroke and 50m freestyle. She also finished second in 50m butterfly, third in the 100m individual medley, and fifth in the 50m backstroke.
In the same grade, Rebecca Muir finished second in the 200m freestyle, 100m individual medley, 100m breaststroke and 100m back- stroke. She was third in the 50m breaststroke and sixth in the 50m butterfly.
In the 10 years and under boys events Sean Millward finished third in the 50m butterfly, 100m breaststroke and 100m backstroke. He also had two fifth and two sixth placings.
Shayden Taylor had five top five finishes in the 12-year-old boys grade, his best result a third in the 50m breaststroke.
In the 15-year-old girls grade, Bryleigh Telfer had four top five finishes including second in 50m breaststroke and third in 50m butterfly.
The club’s other competitors Laura Keir, Shauna Glassie-Ryan, Rylie Neil, Brooke Sullivan, Kristin Dykstra and Cullen Glassie-Ryan competed well, gaining valuable experience. The club’s swimmers set a slew of personal best times and secured 37 ribbons during the meet. Its relay teams had eighth placings and a 15th.