February 2005

News Archive

Apologies for not updating site over the last month. Webmaster busy moving house.


   Congratulations to Emma Fitzgibbon who finished 2nd in the 5Km New Zealand Open Water Championship.

She was selected to compete for Swimming NSW at the Open Water 5 Km Championships held at Lake Rotoma, Rotorua on Sunday the 6th February, 2005. This was her first international meet. A fantastic effort!

Emma was selected for the team after winning the 5 Km NSW age open water championship and finishing 3rd in the 10 Km NSW open water championships held recently at Penrith Lakes.

Telopea's Head Coach, Les Barclay was selected as part of the coaching team. Well done Coach!!

    ACT Top 10     [Amended February 2, 2005] 

The ACT Top 10 long course ranking for swims since 1 October 2004 have been updated.

This page has been added to provide access to the ACT Swimming Top 10 rankings for short and long course seasons. The first Top 10 is the Winter 2004 short course rankings. Summer 2004-05 long course rankings have been added for swims from 1 October through to 31 December 2004. These will be updated as the season progresses.

Any queries or comments relating to the Top 10 rankings should be directed to the Registrar of ACT Swimming, Lorraine Wuth, at lwuth@hups.net.

    Updated Australian Age and Open Rankings - May 1 2004 to February 7 2005    


             Latest Telopea NEWSLETTER - Click Here   

Latest Results:

     NSW 9-12 Years Age Championships - 8 and 9 January 2005

            Congratulations to Tiffany Williams who won gold in the 12 & under 400m free and the
            12 years 200m fly (also an ACT resident record) as well as a bronze in the 12 years 200m back.

            A total of 9 swimmers swam 33 events, scoring 21 PBs (A PB rate of 64%).   

    NSW 13 Years and over Age Championships - 12 to 16 January 2005

            Congratulations Team for placing 8th in the club point score.

A total of 6 Telopea swimmers scored 4 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze medals between them:

                Australia Day Meet - 26 January 2005

NSW Country Regionals: Narooma - 29 and 30 January 2005

Queanbeyan Leagues 2005 Meet - 6 February 2005

                ACT Speedo Sprint Heats - 12 February 2005

                2005 AIS International Swimming Open - 11-13 February 2005

                        See ACT Swimming Web site for achievements and records

                NSW State Open Championships - 18 to 20 February 2005

                        Day 1 ACT Results

                        Sarah Paton (Gold) in the 1500m freestyle

                        Day 2 ACT Results

                        Tonight Sarah Paton won Gold and broke the Women's Open and 17 and over ACT Residents
                        400m IM in a time of 4:51.94. The previous record had been set by Michelle Pearson
                        back in 1986.  Siobhan Paton won silver in the multi-disability 100m backstroke.

                        Day 3 ACT Results

                        Sarah Paton with bronze in the 100m Fly; and bronze to Siobhan Paton in the
                        multi-disability 100m breaststroke. Well done to both Sarah and Siobhan.          


pcoming Events:

  2004-2005 CALENDAR CHANGES      

With the confirmation of the 2005 Australian Championships and the revision of the 2005 NSW Championship Program, the Summer 2004-2005 Calendar has undergone a number of changes recently.

  2004-2005 ACT Swimming  - Upcoming Events and Related Information as displayed on the
     ACT Swimming Website 21/12/04


Feburary 6
Sunday Queanbeyan Summer Dev/Inter Series Meet 5
Saturday AIS Speedo Sprint Series Heats
Friday-Sunday AIS  AIS 2005 Meet Flyer for ACT swimmers and all other Swimmers
  18-20 Friday
SOPAC NSW State Open Championships
  25-27 Friday
SOPAC NSW Country Championships
March 4-6
Friday-Saturday TLLC,Tuggeranong The Canberra Labor Club ACT Championships
Saturday-Saturday SOPAC Australian Open Championships, Qualifying Times
  13 Sunday CISAC Brophy Inter-district Meet
  20 Sunday SOPAC Speedo Sprint Series Final
April 2   AIS ACT Relay Championships
April 13-17
Wednesday-Sunday Chandler, Brisbane 2005 Fisher & Paykel Australian Age Championships, Qualifying Times 
and program


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