Swimmer on big stage
Australind teenager Kyle Lee did Western Australia proud when he represented the State at the School Sport Australia national swimming championships in Tasmania.
Kyle secured a silver medal for his hard work in the pool, with the 16year-old South West Academy of Sport athlete among the talented junior swimmers.
Joining some of the country’s most promising talents in the water at the Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre last month, the Bunbury Catholic College student proved he could mix it with the best in the 13 to 19 years of age category by earning silver in the 1500m freestyle.
“It was very cold over there but it was very exciting and I had a great time,” Kyle said.
Since returning from the Apple Isle, Kyle’s success has continued with a first place finish in the 200m backstroke at the Swimming WA State Open SC Championships among his achievements.
No stranger to competing at a high level, the Bunbury Swimming Club member has put himself to the test at a number of School Sport Australia events over the years and aims to one day compete at an international level.
Noah McAneny, who was recently accepted into the South West Academy of Sport’s individual athlete support program, returned home from the Sunshine Coast last month with two medals after representing WA at a School Sport Australia cross country event.
Kyle Lee finished this year’s School Sport Australia national swimming championships on the podium thanks to a powerful performance in the 1500m freestyle event.