The large contingent of Cootamundra swimmers who have been travelling the Riverina in recent weeks in search of medals will enjoy home ground advantage this Sunday when Cootamundra Swimming Lifesaving Club hosts the Southern Inland South West Zone Qualifying Meet 3.
Cootamundra will play host to 14 swimming clubs for the carnival with swimmers entered from Yass, Young, Boorowa, Tumut, Harden, Gundagai, Temora, Junee, Wagga, Coolamon, West Wyalong, Griffith and Yanco.
A total of 210 swimmers will swim at this meet with 65 swimmers from the Cootamundra Swimming Club participating.
Warm up will commence at 9am with the meet commencing at 10am.
"It is great to see so many swimmers from around Southern NSW, attending Cootamundra, it goes to show swimming is in a healthy position with the number of children and adults swimming on Sunday in Cootamundra," club president Mark Lake said.
Swimming is in a healthy position- Club president Mark Lake
"We wish all swimmers the best of luck and hope to see plenty of personal best times achieved."
Last weekend a host of Cootamundra swimmers posted times and results which gain them entry to higher level competitions.
Congratulations to the following Cootamundra swimmers who have been selected to represent SISA in Sydney at Speedo Sprint finals.
Toby Lawson, Josh Harris, Jake Harris, Halle Johnson, Evie Leahy, Brock Holder, Ashlee Peacey, Lily Peacey, Tom Peacey, Ella Gammon, Sam Bassingthwaighte, Jake Winsor, Declan Brown and Lucas Walker.
In addition Sam Bassingthwaighte swam a qualifying time for 10 years and under 50m free for NSW Country.
In other swimming news Cootamundra head coach Adam Gammon has been asked to be one of the SISA Coaches for Speedo Sprints in Sydney.
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