It has been an enormous few weeks for MLC Aquatic, solidifying the club's status as one of Victoria's top swimming clubs.
FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, Budapest
MLC Aquatic competitors Gabi Peiniger, Noah Millard and Coach Nick Veliades were selected to represent Australia on the Australian Junior World team competing in Budapest in August 2019. For three members of our program to be selected on the Australian Team is a terrific achievement. Nick was selected as the lead swim coach which comprised 30 athletes and 17 staff.
Congratulations to Noah and Gabi during such a big occasion, winning 1 silver and 2 bronze medals in relays. One hundred and twenty two countries attended with Australia finishing 3rd
on the meda tally behind Russia and the USA.
Victorian Age Short Course Championships
A huge MLC presence was felt at MSAC over the weekend with MLC Aquatic fielding a record team of 63 swimmers in the age group competition.
Overall MLC finished very comfortably in 2nd place overall, with 141 top finals (top 10) finishes and 65 medals (29 gold, 18 silver and 18 bronze). Furthermore, MLC Aquatic swimmers broke a phenomenal 10 Victorian records!
Congratulations to MLC students including Phoebe Ricker (2 gold), Domi Moloney (1 silver, 3 bronze), Amelia Blake (1 bronze) and Alannah Torrance (1 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze).