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Broome swimmers excel at Northern Long Course swimming competition

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A team of Broome Barracudas took to Port Hedland to compete in the Northern Long Course Competition.
Camera IconA team of Broome Barracudas took to Port Hedland to compete in the Northern Long Course Competition. Credit: Facebook

Broome’s young swimmers showed off their talent and determination at the Northern Long Course Swimming Competition in Port Hedland at the weekend, dominating multiple events and securing an impressive array of victories.

Diving into the pool on February 17, Krista Mcnamara displayed her tenacity in the girls 11 years 200m freestyle, claiming third place with a commendable time of 3:11:94.

Meanwhile, Neve Grant delivered a standout performance in the girls 12 years 200m freestyle, clinching the top spot with a remarkable time of 2:43:37.

Tate Beatty emerged as a force to be reckoned with in the boys division, securing victories in the 11 years 200m freestyle, 50m freestyle, 50m backstroke, 100m breaststroke, 100m backstroke, and 100m freestyle events.

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His stellar performance also earned him Swimmer of the Meet alongside Jessica Coggins and Matilda Beatty.

Jessica Coggins continued Broome’s winning streak in the women’s category, triumphing in the womens 15 years and over 200m freestyle and securing victories in the 15 years and over 200m freestyle, 100m backstroke and 100m breaststroke events.

Freya Grant impressed in the girls 8 years and under 50m freestyle, claiming first place with a time of 58:02.

Millie Traynor showcased her versatility by excelling in the girls 10 years 50m fly and 100m backstroke, securing victories in both events.

Emily Pollard demonstrated her speed and agility in the girls 12 years 50m freestyle and 100m breaststroke, securing third place in both events.

Meanwhile, Thomas Garstone showcased his skill in the boys 12 years 100m backstroke, claiming the top spot with a time of 1:43.71.

Matilda Beatty continued Broome’s success in the women’s category, securing victories in the women 13 to 14 years 100m breaststroke and 100m backstroke events.

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