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Swimmer of the Month

Every month a swimmer will be selected by the coaches for their dedication to swimming, training, teamwork and enthusiasm. The swimmer of the month receives a feature in the coaches newsletter.

January  2017 -       Henry Lee 

Welcome to the
Wangaratta Amateur Swimming Club
Formed in 1946, Wangaratta Amateur Swimming Club is a community-based, family-focussed, values-based club, promoting swimming and a healthy lifestyle through competitive swimming. Our club enables members to transition after Learn To Swim through our squad programs to continue their development as swimmers and/or competitors in age group, Open and Masters swimming. Members are able to compete locally, and with eligible times, at State or National levels.


Ovens & Murray District Championships

Terrific weekend of swimming and great results.
Maggie - 8 Gold, Silver, 2 Bronze, 3 District Records
Open 100m Freestyle Champion - breaking Belinda Hocking's event record
Gabe - 3 Gold, 2 Silver, 4 Bronze
Callum - Gold, 8 Silver, 2 Bronze
Giann - 3 Silver, 3 Bronze, 15 sec PB in 200 IM
Lucy L - Silver, 4 Bronze, 6 Finals
Claire Silver, 3 Bronze, 8 Finals
Lucy H - Bronze, 10 Finals
Sadie - Bronze, 100% PB's
Eva - PB's, 2 Finals
Harry - PB, 2 Finals
Milli - 6 Finals, 11 sec PB in 200 IM
Henry - 9 Finals
Allegra - 100% PB's

All Junior Heats

Congratulations to the following swimmers who progress to the semi-final stage of the All Junior Competition.

Callum - Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststorke, Freestyle
Milli - Breaststroke
Allegra - Backstroke
Giann - Backstroke, Breaststorke, Freestyle
Harry - Backstroke, Freestyle
Sadie - Backstroke, Freestyle

Victorian Country Championships

Wangaratta Amateur swimmers were outstanding at this years country long course championships
On the aggregate point score the club finished 9th, one place behind the highest placed Ovens and Murray club Wodonga Amateur

Maggie - 4 Gold, 2 Silver, 3 Bronze, 12 Finals
Elli - 2 Silver, Bronze, 5 Finals
Grace - Bronze, 7 Finals
Lucy H - Bronze, 3 Finals, 2 PB's
Gabe - 6 Finals, 5 PB's
Callum - 5 finals, 4 PB's
Claire - 4 Finals, 2 PB's
Milli - 3 Finals, PB
Ellie - 100% PB's 3 Finals
Henry - 4 Finals, 4 PB's
Giann - 100% PB's, 3 Finals
Allegra - 2 Relay Finals
Dan - 2 Relay Finals
Lucy L - Relay Final
Female 4x100 frestyle relay - Bronze. Maggie, Elli, Lucy H, Grace
Mixed 4x50 Freestyle Relay - 6th. Maggie, Gabe, Henry, Elli
16 & U Female 4x50 freestyle Relay - 8th. Maggie, Lucy H, Claire, Milli

More Pics HERE

Victorian Open Championships

Swimmers had a fun time rubbing shoulders with their favourite Olympians
There was also some terriffic swimming

Grace, Lucy, Claire, Maggie - 10th Medley relay, 11th Freestyle relay
Maggie - 2 B-Finals, 15th 200 Freestyle
Gabe - PB in 50 Breaststroke

Victorian Age Championships

Well done on some fantastic results at Vic Age
Maggie - Gold 100m Butterfly, Silver 100 & 200m Freestyle, Bronze 50m Freestyle, 8 PB's, 7 National Times
Gabe - First Vic Age Final in 200m Breaststroke, 100% PB's
Callum - 100% PB's
Lucy H - PB's
Head Coach Mark recieved an achievement award for placing a swimmer on the Victorian Short Course team

Well Done Callum

A couple of big weeks for Callum. Winning Male swimmer of the meet at the ANL Open and Wodonga Open.

Victorian Sprint Championships

Well Done to those who competed.
Milli - PB
Henry - 3 PB’s, Back stroke 25th up from 61st last year
Gabe - 3 PB’s, Breast stroke 13th up from 41st last year
Lucy - 2 PB’s, 1st under 30 in Freestyle, 34th up from 71st last year
Grace - Breast stroke 9th
Maggie - 2 PB’s, Butterfly 1st, Backstroke and Freestyle 4th.

Elli and Mark at State Teams Short Course

Belinda Hocking Drops in on Training
Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacific Gold medalist Belinda Hocking dropped in on training. Belinda showed off her hardware and offered advice to the swimmers. Belinda also spoke of her journey.

Cameron, Jack, Izzy, Brianna, Grace and Emma with Leigh Nugent

Elli and Brianna with World Championship and Olympic Medallist
Andrew Lauterstein

Lucy, Shayla and Annabelle with Olympian, World Champion and
World Record Holder Linley Frame

New Blocks courtesy RMJ Construction