Records tumbled at the Tasmanian short course swimming championships in Hobart.
Two Australian, seven state and 10 all-comer records were broken.
As mum Nada watched proudly in the stands, South Esk’s Aran Miller, 23, of Exeter, set new Australian Down Syndrome short course records in 50m free and 100m individual medley events.
Riverside Aquatic’s William Bonney, 16, of Legana, claimed Tasmanian records for 50m and 100m breaststroke.
Hobart Aquatic’s Aurora Guiliani, 11, (state and all-comer records for 50m and 100m free); Stef McCarthy, 14, (800m free) and Noah Kamprad, 12, (state and all-comer records for 200m and 400m free) were also record breakers.
North-West Aquatic’s Stone Ma, 12, who trains at Essendon, set all-comer records for 50m, 100m and 200m free, 50m fly, 50m back and 100m back in his age group.
In the relay events, honours were shared.
South Esk’s Henry Shepherd, 16, Fraser Sutton, 17, Ethann Best, 18, and Kit DeJonge, 19, won the men’s 400m medley relay while Hobart Aquatic’s Mollie Bailey, 14, Kate Denholm, 17, Stef McCarthy, 14, and Amelie McCarthy, 17, won the women’s event.
South Esk’s Best, Fraser, DeJonge and Jonty Pretorius, 15, claimed gold in the 800m free relay. Riverside’s Chelsea Savage, 14, Emily Lonergan, 16, Jess Shaw, 14, and Myra Donnelly, 15, struck gold in the girls’ 16 and under 400m medley and freestyle relays as Hobart Aquatic’s Josh May, Campbell Lane, Liam Rolle and Clancy VanderKelen claimed the boys’ medley.
Launceston Aquatic’s Bella Muldoon, 9, Shae Nichols, 11, Jazz Irani, 11, and Mollie Gray, 10, won the girls’ 11 and under 200m medley and freestyle relays. South Esk’s Noah Wallis, Xavier Nesbit, Billy King and Zane Zehntner, all 11, won the boys’ equivalents.
South Esk’s Jonte Adams, 14, Hugh Dolle, 13, Harry Reid, 13, and William Hinds, 14, won the boys’ 14 and under 200m free relay.
Riverside’s Will Bonney, Jordan Cooper, Kiaran Gillies and Marcus Darko won gold in the boys’ 16 and under 400m free relay.