Laurieton strongly represented at 2018 NSW Country Championship

High achieving swimmers Bailey Whitton, Claire McIntosh and Sarah McIntosh represented Laurieton at the NSW Country Championship. 

The championships were on from February 23 until February 25 at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre. 

Bailey competed in eight events and smashed seven of his personal best times. He placed in the top 10 swimmers for five of the events.  

Bailey brought it home with a bronze medal in the 50 metre butterfly. 

Sarah swam in four events and recorded three personal best times.  She achieved bronze in the 50 metre backstroke.

Claire swam in four events and recorded three personal best times.

Fantastic swimming was displayed by all champions. Beating a personal best time proves that hard work pays off.  

Laurieton Swimming Club also won the award for the small Club Marching.

For the three Laurieton swimmers the meet was a great opportunity for them to compete against others from NSW country areas.

Swimming North Coast had 18 clubs who competed in 2018, with 111 swimmers in 539 events plus 23 relays.

The clubs ranged from locations including Twin Towns on the Queensland boarder to Forster in the south.