Kimberley Goshorn and Morgan Jean shine at Swimming NSW Multi Class event in Blacktown

Champion: Wauchope's Morgan Jean placed first in five events at the Swimming NSW Multi Class event in Blacktown.
Champion: Wauchope's Morgan Jean placed first in five events at the Swimming NSW Multi Class event in Blacktown.

FIVE mid north coast swimmers competed at the Swimming NSW Multi Class event in Blacktown on June 2.

Kelvin Giles from Forster who competed as an S6 and Kate Wilson from Kingscliff and S6. These classes are functional classes and reflect their degree of disability.

Kimberley Goshorn from Port Macquarie, Hannah Healy from Twin Towns and Morgan Jean from Wauchope are classed as S14 (intellectually disabled).

Kelvin’s times were 50 free 1.10.48, 100 free 2.37.56, 50 back 1.13.80 and 100 back 2.42.51.  Kelvin also came first in all his events.

Kate’s times were 50 free 47.75 second place, 50 fly 54.55 second place and 200 Medley 3.56.36 first place.

Kimberley’s times were 50 free 37.61, 100 free 1.32.21, 200 free 3.16.68, 50 back 51.97 and 200 medley 3.47.22.  Kimberley came first in each event.

Hannah’s times were 50 fly 1.00.17 fourth place, 50 back 1.04.33 fourth place and 50 free 1.27.43 third place.  This is Hannah’s first swim at this level.

Morgan’s times were 50 free 28.81, 100 breast 1.10.01, 50 fly 34.93, 50 breast 44.34 and 200 Medley 3.00.08. Morgan came first in each event.

Meanwhile, the annual general meeting of Swimming North Coast was held at Woolgoolga.

Forty three delegates, life members and visitors attended including Graham Towle president of SNSW and Mark Heathcote CEO of SNSW.

Ann Pilkie presented her president’s report which included highlights of the top swimmers’ achievements in the last 12 months. Most notable were Tyla Crabtree of Trinity Lismore and Madeline Ewing SRT being selected in the NSW Junior Sharks Squad.

The competition report was presented and the winner of the 2017 Iron King memorial for SNC winter club point score was presented to Port Macquarie Swimming Club, with runners up Forster and third place Trinity Lismore. 

Also presented was the Margaret Harding Memorial for the 2017 summer club point score which was also won by Port Macquarie with Coffs Harbour second and Trinity Lismore third.