Thursday, August 24, 2023


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Cannons Kickstart Swim Season

The Cannonvale Cannons Swimming Club is back in action.  

30 swimmers participated in the first Club Night of the new season on Wednesday.  

It was great to see familiar faces and some new swimmers enjoying the night.  

At the start of Club Night, the Cannons acknowledged swimmers who set Club Records at the Winter carnival.  

Congratulations to Holly Perrin (200m Back), Lucas Korosec (25m Fly), Jax Clayworth (100m Free, 50m Fly and 100m Fly), Ehsan Helou (50m Breast) and Jy Parkinson (100m Free, 50m Fly, 200m Fly) for setting new Club Records!  

Harris Delac was presented with the Chocolate Award for the biggest PB.

Congratulations to Isabella Pisaniello, Zach Trefz, Alex Trefz and Matilda Nicholes who were presented with Upgrade Certificates!  

Top performers on Wednesday night:  Jax Clayworth, Harris Delac, Thomas Ganter, Lucas Korosec and Trace Quick who all swam extremely and set PBs in most of their events.  

Highlights include: Zane Clayworth, aged 7 years swam a brilliant 50m Backstroke in 56.34s, taking over 8 sec off his previous best time.  

Tora Delac swam a super 200m Backstroke in 2.57.71, a 7.92 sec PB.  

Isabella Pisaniello, aged 12 years swam a fantastic time of 1.38.87 in her 100m Butterfly.  

Trace Quick swam an excellent 25m Backstroke, achieving a 12.83 sec PB.

Charlie Doherty smashed his 100m Freestyle time, setting a 5.05 sec PB.    

Congratulations to all the other swimmers who achieved PBs:  Don Algie, Evie Doherty, Miller Eaves, Liam Filewood, Jasper Korosec, Celeste Orenshaw, Alex Trefz and Zach Trefz.  

A big thank you to all the volunteers, coaches and parents who assisted with Club Night!  

New swimmers and their families are always welcome to come along to Club Nights on Wednesday nights from 5pm.  

Contributed with thanks to Raylene Rasmussen.

Backstroke starts at Club Night.

Harris Delac Chocolate award

Jax Clayworth Club Records. Photos supplied

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