Thursday, February 23, 2023


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Cannons’ Distance Club Night

The Cannonvale Cannons took up the challenge of swimming longer distances and swam extremely well on the club’s Wednesday Distance Club Night.  

Congratulations to Holly Perrin for setting a new 200-metre Backstroke record and to Ehsan Helou for setting a new 50-metre Breaststroke record.  

Stevie Lee hit the “jackpot” and was presented the Swim Star Award, the Chocolate Award, and an Upgrade Certificate. Declan Dichiera, Harry Crisp, and Millie Groom achieved upgrades as well.  

Charlie Doherty swam an exceptional 1500-metre Freestyle, while Jacob Bell, Don Algie, Nelson Malady, and Tora Delac swam 800-metre Freestyles – congratulations to all.

The 400-metre races were impressive: Tora Delac and Millie Groom swam super times in their 400-metre IM.  

Well done to the 400-metre Freestyle swimmers Sophie Fletcher, Thomas Ganter, Millie Groom, Mason Harland, Tiana Bell, Lily Maher, Matilda Nicholes, Jy Parkinson, and Holly Perrin.  

Declan Dichiera, Roxy Groom, Anisa Helou, Harris Delac, Lily Maher, Matilda Nicholes, Celeste Orenshaw, Roxy Groom, Andie Reynolds, Levi Smith, and Addie Sanders all swam outstanding times in their 200-metre IM.  

Jax Clayworth swam a cracking 200-metre Freestyle in 2.57.58.  

Young Cannons who performed well included: Eloise Chegwidden in her 100-metre Freestyle and Backstroke.

Japser Korosec swimming two 20 second personal bests in his 100-metre Backstroke and 100-metre Breaststroke.  Jasper’s brother, Lucas swam an excellent 50-metre Butterfly in 1.08.00, achieving a 30.31 second personal best.  

Indi Harland, Owen Maher, Trace Quick, Zane Clayworth, Evie Doherty, Miller Eaves, Connor Lee, Stevie Lee, Isaac Pisaniello, and Isabella Pisaniello all swam extremely well in their  Freestyle events.

Congratulations to all the swimmers who participated on Wednesday night and thanks to all volunteers and parents who assist running Club Nights.  

Contributed with thanks to Raylene Rasmussen

Declan Dichiera with his Cannonvale Cannons Swimming Club Upgrade Certificates

Stevie Lee with her Club Night Chocolate Award

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