Tauranga Girls' College was well represented by 9 students at NZSS Swimming Championships 28-31 July held at Waterworld Hamilton.
The team included Kiera Allott, Shaeli Brewer, Laura Thompson, Trelise Chote, Niamh Manning, Jessica Pilbrow, Taimana Randall, Arianna Roberts and Tetsani Poroa-Thompson.
Individual results included
1st - 400m Freestyle - BOP Open & Age Group Record
2nd 200m Backstroke - BOP Open & Age Group Record
2nd- 100m IM
3rd 200m Freestyle - BOP Open & Age Group Record
3rd - 100m Freestyle &
2nd 100m Butterfly
2nd 50m Freestyle
3rd 200m Freestyle
History was made with our Senior Girls team competing in the 400m Freestyle gaining a podium finish with a Bronze Medal. This is the first time we have medaled in a relay. The team was Keira Allott, Laura Thompson, Shaeli Brewer and Trelise Chote.
During the championship there were 24 Personal Best swims.
Thank you to Teresa Vitasovich and Susan Chote for their support with team management and Riccardo Pini our Team Coach for all their support of our swimmers.