Recent success from BSA Swimming Athletes!
After great success in the South African Long Course Open Nationals in late 2018 where he finished 1st in the 50 & 100m Breastroke, 2nd in the 100 fly & 200m individual medley!
Dylan has recently been advised by Deaf Swimming Australia that he was selected to compete in the Deaf World Championships being held in Brazil later this year! After recently being notified that he will become an Australian citizen, Dylan will compete for Australia!
This fantastic for Dylan, his family and all his coaches at Geelong Swim club & his school Christian College. The Barwon Sports Academy community wish him all the best in August.
Other recent results for Dylan in 2019 include;
• Dylan also broke the S15 Boys 16 years old Australian Record for 100 m Breaststroke at Inter Districts
• Victorian Country Championships MC – 5 Gold
• Tasmania State Championships MC - 7 Gold, 2 Silver and a Bronze (able bodied 1500 free)
• Country Inter district Championships representing D23 -Barwon South West - 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze and 14th
In January at the Victorian Country Championships at Warragul, Madison had a huge program of 10 Individual events and 4 relays over 3 days. A total of 22 events over 3 days. Madison's hard work at training certainly paid off. She highlighted her enormous potential by being placed 2nd overall in the Female points score.
Below are her results;
• Gold in the Open Women's 200 Backstroke and setting a new Country Championships Event record by 2.28 seconds that had been standing since 2012
• Gold in the Women's 400 IM and setting a new Country Championships Event Record by 4.43 seconds set by a past swimmer of Geelong Swimming Club Kahlia Marsh from 2014.
• Gold in the Girls 14/15 Years 200 IM and setting a new Country Championships Event Record by .91 of a second that had been standing since 2011
• Gold in the 14 / under 4x50 Medley Relay
• Silver in the Open Women's 100 Backstroke, the 4 x 50m 14/U freestyle, 4 x 100m Open freestyle & 4 x 100 Open medley relays.
• Bronze in the 14/15 Girls 100 Freestyle, Open Women’s 200 freestyle & Open Women’s 400 freestyle.
In February at the Victorian State Open Championships she continued to perform exceptionally. This included a 4th place in the 1500 m freestyle A final and an Open National Time of 17.36.36 which ranks her 2nd in Australia for her age and also within 8% of the World Championships qualifying time which if she replicates at National will put her in the Swimming Australia Talent ID Program.