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January, 2010:

Tathra Wharf 2 Waves 2010

Tathra Wharf2WavesOn Sunday 17 January 2010, several of our members competed in the Wharf to Waves swims at Tathra, NSW. They all braved the cold weather and very cold water temperature to swim in the 600m event. The water temperature was approximately 16 degrees.

Congratulations to the following members: Annette Britten, Tori Evans, Leisa Cass, Caroline Makin, Brenda Day, Pauline Rohan, Alix Palmer, Mandy Coggins and also James Beatty (Leisa’s son) for completing their swims.

Full results are available on the Tathra Wharf to Waves website.

Swim Thru Perth 2010

Swim Through Perth 2010 LogoWhile some of our members were braving the chilly weather and icy water (16 degrees) in the Wharf to Waves at Tathra, Jeanette Droop competed in the 91st Swim Thru Perth event on 17 January 2010. This was organised by the Claremont Masters Swim Club.

The race was swum in the Swan River from the ferry jetty along the river to the University of WA boatshed and was 4km long. The water was lovely and warm and the top temperature on the day was 42 degrees.

Jeanette came in 117th overall from a field of approximately 245 swimmers, 34th from the women and 3rd in her age group. Well done Jeanette.  Full results and photos available on the Claremont Masters Website.

NSW BPS Round 1 Central Coast Meet – Jan 2010

Swimmer TrophyAnn Reid travelled to Gosford to compete in the first BPS Meet of 2010, of the year on 16 January 2010. Ann swam well to achieve 2nd place in the three events she swam on the day, earning 27 points for Vikings to start off our points score for 2010. Congratulations Ann!