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2024 Broken Bay Swimming Championships

March 28, 2024

Last week marked a watershed moment in our community’s sporting journey as we gathered for the inaugural Broken Bay Swimming Championships. The Olympic venue pulsated with energy as students from 50 affiliated Secondary and Primary schools converged to showcase their talent and passion. Danny Casey CSBB Director of Schools attended and enjoyed his guest announcing appearance. He took the opportunity to celebrate with our teams and families and was thrilled to see the level of professionalism of our staff and the remarkable swimming prowess displayed by our students. On the day, we not only celebrated the achievements in the pool by our students but also their commitment to excellence and sportsmanship. Together, we have set a new standard of athletic achievement, laying the foundation for even greater successes in the future. Below is the listing of our divisional and new record-breaking swimmers.

Congratulations to the following divisional champions:

  • Evelyn V (St John The Apostle, Naraweena) reigning supreme among the 8-10 Girls.
  • Cruz K (St Rose, Collaroy Plateau) proving his prowess in the 8-10 Boys division.
  • Billie K  (St John The Baptist, Freshwater) a force to be reckoned with among the 11 Girls.
  • Junpei K  (St Philip Neri, Northbridge) showcasing his skills in the 11 Boys category.
  • Grace C (Holy Cross, Kincumber) dazzling in the 12-13 Girls competition.
  • William K (Our Lady of the Rosary, Waitara) standing tall in the 12-13 Boys division.
  • Lily A (Mater Maria Catholic College, Warriewood) dominating the U12 Girls event.
  • Kobi C (St Paul’s Catholic College, Manly) making waves in the U12 Boys category.
  • Makenzi G (Mercy Catholic College, Chatswood) demonstrating excellence among the U13 Girls.
  • Ashton B (St Peter’s Catholic College, Tuggerah) showing his skills in the U13 Boys division.
  • Hannah C (Mount St Benedict College, Pennant Hills) shining bright in the U14 Girls category.
  • Kye McD (St Brigid’s Catholic College, Lake Munmorah) making his mark in the U14 Boys competition.
  • Jessica O (Stella Maris, Manly) showcasing her talent in the U15 Girls event.
  • Bodi B (St Peter’s Catholic College, Tuggerah) standing out among the U15 Boys.
  • Jodie M (St Joseph’s, East Gosford) leaving her competitors in awe in the U16 Girls category.
  • Tahj R (St Edward’s College, East Gosford) proving his mettle in the U16 Boys division.
  • Mia B (Mount St Benedict, Pennant Hills) reigning supreme among the U17+ Girls.
  • Lachlan B (St Edward’s College, East Gosford) showcasing his skills in the U17+ Boys category.
  • Elodie S (St Edmunds College, Wahroonga) excelling in the 12-15 Girls Multiclass competition.
  • Jaydon H-G (St Edmunds College, Wahroonga) standing tall in the 12-15 Boys Multiclass event.
  • Sonnet C-B (St Edmunds College, Wahroonga) proving her talent in the 16-19 Girls Multiclass category.
  • David T (St Edmunds College, Wahroonga) showcasing his abilities in the 16-19 Boys Multiclass competition.

New records were established by the following students:

  • Jodie M (St Joseph’s College, East Gosford) Girls 16 50m Freestyle 26.76
  • Dominika K (Mater Maria Catholic College, Warriewood) Girls 17+ 50m Freestyle 27.19
  • Katie B (Brigidine College, St Ives) Girls 16+ 50m Freestyle Multiclass
  • Mount St Benedict College, Pennant Hills – Girls Junior 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1.58.50
  • St Edward’s College, – Boys Intermediate 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1.47.50
  • Lachlan R (Our Lady of the Rosary, Waitara) Boys 8-10 50m Multiclass Backstroke / 100m Multiclass Freestyle
  • Elodie S (St Edmunds College, Wahroonga) Girls 12-15 50m Multiclass Freestyle / Backstroke / 50m Multiclass Breaststroke

Positive Feedback from some of our attendee’s….

  • Structure of carnival, seating of grandstands, having head teachers as point of contact for each zone.
  • Inspiring and exciting to watch the High school swimmers.
  • Location was great- spacious, clean, easy parking, children got a real kick out of competing in the Olympic pool.
  • Excellent organisation/marshalling, timings excellent and did not run over.
  • The communication in the lead up to the event was great I knew what I needed to know and how to do it well ahead of time.
  • Good to be able to use warm up pool.
  • Efficiently run, especially the ‘greeters’ at the front door ready with the parking vouchers. Separate grandstands and marshalling areas for primary and secondary. Merchandise being available for perusal and sale was great.
  • The whole event was well run, well managed by staff and volunteers. Communications beforehand was good.
  • Brilliant location, well organised, efficient marshalling