SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Four records broken at CAS Swimming Championships

14-Mar-2016

Students from Knox broke four CAS records and finished second overall in both swimming and diving.

Forty-two swimmers and 13 divers represented Knox at the meet, with three individual records and one relay record broken by the Knox team. 

William Yang (Year 12) broke two records: Open 50 metre Fly (24.83 seconds) and Open 100 metre Backstroke (57.50 seconds).

Leon MacAlister (Year 10) broke the 17 years 100 metre Backstroke record with a time of 58.71 seconds. 

Andrew Hemsworth (Knox Swim Captain), Leon MacAlister, Sam Ritchens, William Yang broke the record for the Open 200m Freestyle Relay with a time of 1 min 35.1 seconds.

Knox won 35 of the 73 events. The overall winner of the points competition was Trinity Grammar (543 points), with Knox finishing second (539).