A total of 6 records were broken at the Kuranui College Swimming Sports held last Friday at the Greytown Memorial Pools.
Amelia O’Connell broke 4 records in the Under 14 girls Section:
- 1 Length Freestyle in 17.78s in the heats (Amelia’s own record broken last year in 17.84s).
- 2 Lengths Freestyle in 38.83s (previously held by T. Gray 38.86s in 2001).
- 2 Lengths Breaststroke in 50.15s (Amelia’s own record broken last year in 50.78).
- 2 Lengths Backstroke in 46.61(previously held by K. Simmonds 47.87s in 2009).
Lachlan O’Connell broke the U16 Boys 2 Lengths Breaststroke in 46.48s (previously held by S. Pepper 47.15s in 2010).
Gavin Hosnell broke the 1 Length Butterfly in 17.36s (previously held by J Edge 17.44s in 1994).
A huge thank-you to everyone who helped on the day to make our annual event a success.
The Wairarapa Intercollegiate Swimming Championships is on Wednesday 5th April held at the CLM Genesis Energy Recreation Centre in Masterton with the first race starting at 6.30pm. Our Swimming Team for this event will be announced shortly.
2017 Kuranui College Swimming Champions
U15 Girls- Ruby Fairbrother
U16 Girls- Megan Appelman
U15 Boys- Keegan Culkin
U16 Boys- Lachlan O’Connell
U19 Boys- Gavin Hosnell
Record-breakers photo by Donald Yee, action shots by Wendy Turton.