Grace team books place at nationals

Published 2:00pm 31 October 2022

Grace team books place at nationals
Words by Nick Crockford

Grace Swimming will have a relay team at the national championships, in April on the Gold Coast next year.

The club’s 14 and Under Girls freestyle squad - Macey Lawler, Elailah Rodd, Soha Foroush and Olivia Smith – qualified at the Brisbane Metropolitan Relay Championships.

They clocked 1 minute 54.67 seconds in the 4x50m relay over the weekend to finish eighth and book their place in the nationals.

Grace team books place at nationals
The Grace 14 and Under Girls who qualified for the nationals.

Rothwell-based Grace had 39 swimmers, see feature picture, at the Brisbane event, in Chandler and the majority returned personal bests against tough competition.

The juniors had six teams in 18 relays: 9–10 Boys – Freestyle, Medley, Mixed relays; 9-10 Girls - Freestyle, Medley, Mixed relays; 12 and Under Boys – two teams in each of Freestyle, Medley, Mixed relays; 12 and Under Girls – two teams in each of Freestyle, Medley, Mixed relays.

Grace Seniors had four teams in 12 relays: 14 and Under Boys – two teams in each of Freestyle, Medley, Mixed relays. 14 and Under Girls - Freestyle, Medley, Mixed relays. 16 and Under - Freestyle, Medley, Mixed relays.

Grace team books place at nationals
Grace's Boys and Girls 12 and Under teams
Grace team books place at nationals
The Grace Boys' 12 and Under swimmers
Grace team books place at nationals
The Grace Boys 14 and Under relay swimmers

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