Launceston Aquatic's backstroking dynamo, Emily Mitchell, is Tasmania's junior female swimmer of the year.
Mitchell, 14, who is also a state champion in her favoured stroke and an age group swimmer of the year, is among the latest winners named in Swimming Tasmania's annual awards.
Hobart Aquatic's James Clues, also 14, is the junior male swimmer of the year.
Other awards went to: Bella Muldoon, of LAC, and Lachie Clues, of HAC, both now 12, who are the 11 year old champions and won the Eastern Shore Sharks Scholarship for 2018-19; Jack Walton (Ulverstone), and Emily Mitchell (LAC) backstroke champions; Morgen Hawkins (South Esk), breaststroke - tied; Matilda Smith (Sandy Bay), breaststroke - tied, individual medley; Jack Evans (HAC), breaststroke; Jardene Ralph (SB), fly, freestyle to 400m, freestyle distance; Kit de Jonge (SE), fly, IM; Max Giuliani (HAC) freestyle to 400m; Noah Kamprad (HAC) freestyle distance; Burnie Swim Club: regional club of the year.
SIX OF THE BEST
Hobart Aquatic sent a team of six to the Australian open short-course championships in Melbourne, and all returned with state records.
Karl Wurzer, 34, broke his own 10-year-old state open record in the 200m breaststroke in the heats and came sixth in the final. He was fifth in the 100m breaststroke final and eighth in the 50m.
The team of Max Giuliani, Tim Belstead, Noah Kamprad and Reo Lazaro set a new state record in the 4x200m freestyle relay.
And Jet Jankiewicz set a new state S10 multi-class record in the 400m freestyle.
Tasmania had three officials at the meet: Amanda Muldoon, Denise McLaughlin and Sandy Thomson.
- Nov 9: Time trial, Hobart.
- Nov 16: Time trial, Launceston.
- Nov 16-17: Development squad clinics, Launceston.
- Nov 23: Burnie 100.
- Nov 30: Time trial, Hobart.
- Nov 30: Masters' Swimming Tasmania long distance championships, Hobart Aquatic
- Centre, from noon.
- Nov 30: Tasmanian Ocean Swim Series, Carlton Park Surf Festival.
- Dec 8: Tasmanian Ocean Swim Series, Devonport