Blacktown BPS Meet – 4 March 2012

Report by Philippa Rickard

Three swimmers (Roger Dietrich, Caroline Makin and Philippa Rickard) travelled through the heavy rain up to the Blacktown BPS Meet in Sydney to very welcoming sunshine on 4 March 2012. Not even the floods in Wagga Wagga were going to stop Roger making it to the swim meet with his family.

Blacktown is a lovely pool to swim in and there was the luxury of electronic timing which is unusual at a BPS meet. The only downside was the half height starting blocks at the shallow end for the 50m swims to counteract the very shallow water – luckily no heads hit the bottom on the dives!  The trio accumulated 97 points for the club between them.

Roger and Caroline swam in the maximum four individual events, whilst Philippa thought three was plenty!

Roger Deitrich

50-54 50m Freestyle 00:39.57 4th
50-54 100m Freestyle 01:32.98 2nd
50-54 50m Butterfly 00:52.43 3rd
50-54 200m Freestyle 03:31.50 5th

Caroline Makin

40-44 100m Backstroke 01:31.30 1st
40-44 100m Freestyle 01:16.53 3rd
40-44 50m Backstroke 00:41.05 1st
40-44 200m Freestyle 02:48.80 1st

Philippa Rickard

40-44 50m Freestyle 00:31.40 1st
40-44 100m Butterfly 01:14.92 1st
40-44 50m Butterfly 00:32.42 1st

Full Results are available.

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