Piha members win big in Australia!

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Last weekend 6 Piha athletes competed on the Gold Coast at 2019 Australian Pool Champs and did Piha proud. Lucy Makaea and Levi Ata broke 5 Australian Records and 4 NZ Records between them! See below for all the details, Lucy, Levi, Oscar and Ella are now back in training to compete for Piha at the Northern Region Pool Champs at the end of the month, can’t wait to see them in action!

Lucy Makaea
1st U19 Mixed Lifesaver Relay – Australian Record
1st U19 100m Manikin Carry – Australian & NZ Record
1st U19 100m Manikin tow – NZ record
2nd U19 100m Rescue Medley
2nd U19 Line throw
2nd Open Line throw
3rd U19 Superlifesaver
3rd U19 50m carry – NZ Record

Levi Ata
1st U19 100m Manikin tow – Australian Record
1st U19 100m Manikin Carry – Australian & NZ Record
1st Open Mixed Lifesaver Relay – Australian Record
1st U19 50 fins
1st U19 Line throw
2nd U19 Obs Relay
2nd U19 4 x 50m Medley Relay
2nd Open 4 x 50m Medley Relay

Oscar Williams
1nd U19 Line throw
1st U19 Mixed Lifesaver Relay – Australian Record
2nd U19 Obs Relay
2nd Open Obs Relay
2nd U19 4 x 50m Medley Relay
3rd U19 100m Manikan Carry
3rd U19 50 Carry
3rd Open 4 x 25 Manikan Relay
Oscar also competed for NZ Open team in the interstate relay competition

Ella Drinnan
1st Open Obs Relay – Australian Record –
(plus lots of 4ths against top class Aussie swimmers)

Cole Drinnan (Aus based)
2nd Open Obs Relay
2nd Open Mixed Lifesaver Relay
2nd Open 4 x 50m Medley Relay
3rd Open 4x 25m Manikan Relay

Jacob Loughnan (Aus based)
Ist U19 Superlifesaver – Australian Record
1st U19 Mixed Lifesaver Relay – Australian Record
2nd U19 Obs
2nd U19 Rescue Medley
2nd U19 Obs Relay
2nd Open Obs Relay
2nd U19 50 m Carry
2nd Open Mixed Lifesaver Relay
2nd U19 4 x 50m Medley Relay
2nd Open 4 x 50m Medley Relay
3rd Open 4 x 25m Manikan Relay
Jacob also competed for Queensland in the interstate relays