Congratulations to Max Hewitt (Year 9) and Alden Au (Year 9) who represented South Australia in the Australia School Sport Swimming Championship in Sydney from 22-26 August 2023.
Max participated in seven individual events qualifying for the final in all seven. He claimed gold in his main event (14 men) 100 freestyle, 4th in 200 freestyle; 5th in 200 IM, 50 freestyle 50 and 100 butterfly. He also won bronze in the in 13-14 men 4×50 freestyle relay. In 13-14 men 4×50 Medley Relay, the boys missed out on a medal but they set a new SA state record.
Alden Au won bronze for the mixed 13-14 200m Medley relay and broke the SA record for boys 13-14 200m Medley relay. He also made finals for all of his individual events and recorded personal best times.
A week before the national competition Alden and his brother Isaac (Year 12) competed in the SA State Short Course Championship.
Gold for boys 13-14 years 50m Breastroke
Gold for boys 13-14 years 100m Breastroke
Bronze Boys 13-14100m IM
Despite an injury interrupted preparation Isaac competed in 9 individual events plus 8 relay events, making the finals and recording PBs for the majority of his events. Isaac and his team won 6/8 medals for relays
Silver for Men 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay.
Bronze for Mixed 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay
Bronze for Mixed 14-18 4 x 50m Medley Relay
Bronze for Mixed 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay
Bronze for Mixed 14-18 4x 50m Freestyle Relay
Bronze for Mixed 8 x 50m Freestyle Relay
Congratulations boys on these wonderful achievements!