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2018 Country Optus Junior Dolphin
8 – 12 Competition

OMDSA 8-12 Team

On Saturday 10th November 40 of our local OMDSA Rep Team swimmers participated in the Country Optus Junior Dolphin 8-12 Competition (formerly the 7-10 encouragement Meet) at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre.
Our 40 swimmers competed in a total of 156 individual events and 12 relays, for many of our swimmers this was their first time representing the District and the opportunity to swim at MSAC.
Some of the highlights from the meet were:
50 metre Butterfly events
Girls 8 years – 1st place to Freya Sullivan with a time of 49.86 followed by team mate Gwendoline Durdin-Paul in 4th.
Boys 10 years – Cooper Hall came in 3rd and Ben Hutchens 4th, both boys swam personal bests in this event.
50 metre Backstroke
Girls 8 years – 3rd place went to Freya Sullivan swimming a time of 49.38
Girls 10 years - 2nd to Jenna Rauhbaum and 5th went to Grace Adams.
Boys 10 years – 1st to Cooper Hall with a time of 39.28 and in 2nd place swimming another personal best Ben Hutchens in a time of 40.41 knocking 1.5 seconds off his entry time.
Girls 12 years – Lucy Cole swam a time of 36.80 to take out 3rd place.
50 metre Breaststroke
Girls 8 years – swimming a personal best of 56.88 saw Freya Sullivan hit the wall in 2nd place.
Girls 10 years – 3rd place to Faith Delaney with a time of 49.41
Boys 10 years – Cooper Hall in 2nd place with another pb.
Boys 11 years – 3rd place to William Sullivan with a time of 46.37 closely followed by Angel Cawood in a time of 47.31
100 metre Breaststroke
Boys 11 years – 3rd place to William Sullivan with a time of 1:41.13
Boys 12 years – Carl Lyons swam a time of 1:30.01 to come in 3rd place and Patrick Bullivant came in 4th with a time of 1:30.34 … close finish Boys!
50 metre Freestyle
Girls 8 years – 2nd place to Freya Sullivan swimming a time of 43.21
Girls 9 years – Mia Knight came home in 3rd place after swimming a time of 38.87.
Boys 10 years – 1st place to Cooper Hall swimming in at 33.22 and in 4th with a time of 36.39 Ben Hutchens.

4 x 50 Freestyle Relay
Girls 8-9 years – 2nd Place with a time of 2:40.76 represented by Gemma McNamara, Freya Sullivan, Sadie Skewes and Mia Knight.
Girls 10 years – Ally Schwarz, Jenna Ruhbaum, Chelsea Kerr and Faith Delaney came 2nd after swimming a personal best time of 2:32.55
Boys 11 years – 3rd place to the boys with a time of 2:27.75, a 3 second pb off their entry time represented by Wilson Hunter, Chad Klippel, Jack Moran and William Sullivan

4 x 50 Medley Relay
Girls 10 years – represented by Jenna Ruhbaum, Faith Delaney, Chelsea Kerr and Ally Schwarz, girls swam a time of 2:54.80 to give them 2nd place.
Boys 11 years – 3rd place with a time of 2:58.15, represented by Chad Klippel, William Sullivan, Wilson Hunter and Jack Moran.
Boys 12 years – 3rd place to Ryan Ruhbaum, Carl Lyons, Maxwell Neave and Patrick Bullivant with a time of 2:28.35.

Personal Best of the Day goes to Billy Hall in the 50metre Butterfly swimming a time of 58.87 knocking a huge 13.93 seconds off his entry time.

There were 46 personal bests swam throughout the day, we also had many swimmers in the top 10 for most events.

Well done to all our swimmers, thank you for a great day of swimming.

Thanks to our Coach for the Day Deb Hogg, Team Managers Marijke Gibbons and Andrea Thwaites and helper Natalie Gibbons.

Thanks to the parents for getting your swimmers to the pool and your assistance with the timekeeping.

8-12 O&M Results Team Scores


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