BIG MEET: The Trinity Lismore Swim Club team that finished third overall in the North Coast championships at Coffs Harbour. BELOW: The Kyogle swimmers who compted at Coffs Harbour.
BIG MEET: The Trinity Lismore Swim Club team that finished third overall in the North Coast championships at Coffs Harbour. BELOW: The Kyogle swimmers who compted at Coffs Harbour. CONTRIBUTED

Trinity team third overall in Swimming championships a Coffs

RECORDS tumbled during the Swimming North Coast long-course championships at Coffs Harbour, with Trinity Lismore finishing third overall from 30 clubs competing at the event.

One of the closest finishes was in the men's 100m free-style with only .02s separating winner Mark Thurgood (Kempsey) from second placegetter Andrew Fisher (Forster).

Entries were up on last year with more clubs involved this time.

Port Macquarie claimed the overall pointscore from Sawtell and Trinity Lismore.

They were followed by Coffs Harbour, Forster, Lismore Workers, Macksville, Wingham, Murwillumbah and Kingscliff.

Swimmers at the championships were eager to meet the criteria for area development squad membership for 2015.

INDIVIDUAL WINNERS

Age champions:

  • Open: Women, Jemma Cooper (Trinity Lismore); men, Samuel Harris (Port Macquarie)
  • 9 years and under: Girls, Tylah Crabtree (Trinity Lismore); boys, Joshua Gordon (Sawtell)
  • 10 years: Girls, Jorja Welch (Coffs Harbour); boys, Adam Grant (Port Macquarie)
  • 11 years: Girls, Tayla Hall (Sawtell); boys, Luke Mapstone (Port Macquarie)
  • 12 years: Girls, Bindi Ware (Kingscliff); boys, Declan Sutton (Macksville)
  • 13 years: Girls, Isabella Shepherd (Sawtell); boys, Joe Begbie (Port Macquarie)
  • 14 years: Girls, Bianca Jamison (Port Macquarie); boys, Tom Beryman (Port Macquarie)
  • 15 years: Girls, Jemma Cooper (Trinity Lismore); boys, Samuel Harrs (Port Macquarie)
  • 16 years: Girls, Madeline Nilon (Lismore Workers); boys, Tannah Bradshaw (Sawtell)
  • 17 years and over: Girls, Mekayla Everingham (Port Macquarie); boys, Mark Thurgood (Kempsey)

Distance champions:

  • 13 years and under: Girls, Bindi Ware (Kingscliff); boys, Declan Sutton (Macksville).
  • 14 years and over: Girls, Samantha McKenna (Trinity Lismore); boys, Samuel Harris (Port Macquarie).



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