Ararat Swimming Club finishes fourth at Donald
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Ararat s under nine girls relay team with their second place ribbons (L-R) Billie, Asha, Holly and Emma.THE Ararat Swimming Club has finished fourth overall in the first swim meet of the year at Donald last Saturday.
The Water Rats had 23 participants for the competition, finishing fourth behind Stawell, Horsham and Donald.
Jack Cameron competes in the backstroke at the Donald swim meet.
Ararat Swimming Club president Ainsley Cameron said in the lead up to the first event of 2015 the local swimmers practiced at the Beaufort Outdoor Swimming Pool.
“The club took up the opportunity of the Beaufort Swimming Pool being opened and did two lots of two-hour training sessions last week,” she said.
“It was great being able to train in a 50-metre outdoor pool in the cooler conditions.”
Ivana Donnan with a look of determination during the freestyle.
The extra practice looked to pay off in Donald, with personal bests once again produced by Leroy Bell, Ivana Donnan, Marcus Donnan, Jodan Grant, Havana Madex, Kiara Madex, Navasha Madex and Charlotte Walker
Ms Cameron said one of the highlights of the day was the performance of the Ararat under nine girls.
“Our girls nine and under relay team did a fantastic effort for their first time as a group and for some, their first relay event, by taking out second place,” she said.
“Emma Lavery (in her first meet for the season) was part of that team, but also took out first in her age group for backstroke A very proud moment.”
Also impressing was Billie Donnan, who backed up her performance at the Stawell swim meet, with a second place finish in her 25-metre freestyle final.
In-form swimmer Luke McInnes was well placed again in all of his events and continued to enjoy a tough competition with Stawell Stingray rival Jayden Dignin.
The Ararat Swimming Club is now looking ahead to the end of the month where it will compete at the Wimmera Championships at Warracknabeal with valued sponsor Christians Bus Co providing the transportation.
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