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Week 1,
Term One, 2016

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Somerset Swim Club had 13 swimmers represent Queensland at the recent Pan Pacific School Games in Adelaide. This is an outstanding representation for Somerset at such an elite level.

Team members who swam and achieved personal best times were: Max Indriawan, Leon Shirayama, Sebastian Du Preez, Brooke Otto and Olivia Collins. All of these swimmers finished in the top 10 in their main events, with Leon, Sebastian, Brooke and Olivia very close to winning medals.

Somerset’s medal winners were:

  1. Anarnya Berlowitz – 16 Years Girls Silver in 200m Breaststroke, Bronze in both the 4 x 50m Medley Relay and 4 x 100m Medley Relay
  2. Ashaya Morgan – 12 Years Girls Silver in 100m Freestyle, Silver in 200m Freestyle and Silver in 400m Freestyle, Silver in 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay and Bronze in 4 x 100m Medley Relay, Bronze in 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay.
  3. Harrison Smith – 14 Years Boys Bronze in 200m Breaststroke
  4. Thomas Nowakowski – 14 Years Boys Silver in 50m Freestyle, Gold in 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay, Bronze in 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay and Bronze in 4 x 50m Medley Relay
  5. Cameron Donovan – 11 Years Boys Silver in 50m Breaststroke
  6. Adele Phillips – 11 Years Girls Silver in 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay and Bronze in 4 x 100 Freestyle Relay
  7. Lleyton Morgan – 14 Years Boys Silver in 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay, Silver 4 x 100m Medley Relay, Silver 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay

Our outstanding performer was Jorja Otto in the 10 Years Girls events, winning 5 events - 50m and 100m Butterfly, 50m and 100m Backstroke, 4 x 50m Medley Relay. Jorja also placed second in the 4 x 100 Medley Relay and won bronze in the 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay. Along the way, Jorja broke 4 National School records (50m Butterfly twice, 100m Butterfly and the 4 x 50m Medley Relay) and was then awarded female Junior Swimmer of the Meet. An outstanding performance by just one swimmer. Well done swimmers and the Club’s elite coaches Graeme McDonald and Ashely Callus in preparing the swimmers for the meet and these outstanding results.

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