Shepparton's Brennan Swift has had success in the 50m butterfly and at the same time become the fastest 17-year-old in the nation at the School Sport Australia Swimming Championships.OLIVER CAFFREY July 24, 2014 3:10am
Shepparton Swimming Club’s Oliver Guthrie, Hayley Hogan, Brennan Swift and Carter Swift (absent), have been performing well in Melbourne this week at the School Sport Australia Swimming Championships.
Shepparton Swimming Club’s Brennan Swift is the fastest 17-year-old in the country.
Swift won gold in the 17 years 50
He finished third in the final of the 17 to 19 event in a time of 26.07, but the two NSW swimmers ahead of him were aged 18.
Swift also finished eighth in the 50
It has been a big week for Shepparton Swimming Club.
Following on from the successful annual short-course meet at Aquamoves on Sunday, three other local swimmers have been competing for Victoria at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre since Monday.
Brennan’s younger brother Carter finished ninth in the 15 to 16 50
Carter also finished seventh in the 50
Swimming Club co-captain Hayley Hogan swam in the girls’ 15 to 16 100
She finished seventh in the 200
St Brendan’s Primary School student Oliver Guthrie finished 16th in the 10 boys’ 50
Carter and Hogan will swim in the 50
The busy period of swimming will be capped next month when the Victorian Country Short Course championships are held at Aquamoves on August 16 and 17.
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Victoria State Emergency Service (SES) and other emergency services are preparing for the next round of wild weather in the north-east.
It was clear blue skies last Tuesday for the official launch of the Gargarro (pronounced Ga-gar-ro) Botanic Gardens in Girgarre.
SNAKES will be coming out of hiding as the weather warms up.
KATH Bubb has been recognised for 50 years of service with the Ballendella Red Cross.
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Yarroweyah's Katie Anderson will be heading to Wisconsin in the United States after winning the Dairy Youth Travel Scholarship.
After a 30-year career as an accountant in Deniliquin, Peter Skipworth officially retires today.
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