Swim­mers post good times

Horowhenua Chronicle - - NEWS -

Swim­mers from Levin swim club are rid­ing high af­ter card­ing per­sonal best times at an in­ter­na­tional com­pe­ti­tion re­cently.

The club sent six swim­mers to the Welling­ton Cham­pi­onship event late last year to race against the best from Auck­land, New Ply­mouth, Nel­son and even some from Aus­tralia.

Although the Levin team were un­able to fin­ish among the medals, they gained per­sonal best times and a good haul of rib­bons for fin­ish­ing in the top 10 of their age groups.

Lu­cus Clark, 10, whacked 11 sec­onds off his per­sonal best time in the 200m freestyle, and fol­lowed that up by bet­ter­ing his 200m back­stroke time by the same mar­gin later in the day.

He com­peted in nine events, win­ning six rib­bons and end­ing with seven per­sonal best times (PBTs).

Keanu Jennings, 12, gained qual­i­fi­ca­tion times for the NZ divi­sion two com­pe­ti­tion, mak­ing him the first ju­nior from the club to make the se­nior mark at com­pe­ti­tion. He fin­ished with five PBTs and five rib­bons.

Other swim­mers to per­form within credit were Jed Pet­tit-Court, 11, who swam in four events, record­ing two PBTs, Ma­son Jones, 12, with five PBTs, Lazarus Tunui, 11, with five PBTs and Seth-Cruz An­der­son, 12, with one PBT.

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