NSW Swimming Championships


Students from Knox achieved 22 medals at the NSW Swimming Championships held at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre.

Although decimated by sickness, 27 Knox swimmers battled their way through three days of racing, competing against more than 1,000 of the best swimmers in the state.

Knox students won 3 individual gold medals, they won a staggering 14 silver and 5 bronze medals; with the Knox relay teams winning three gold and a silver medal.

Topping the medal count was Josh Collet (Y8) with six medals - gold in the 100m breaststroke, silver in 200m IM, 50/100/200m freestyle and 200m breaststroke.

Hot on his heels was Ethan Hansen (Y9) with five medals - silver in 200m IM, 100m breaststroke, 200m butterfly and 200m backstroke.

Also winning five medals was Justin Lee (Y7) - silver in 200m butterfly and bronze in 200m IM, 100/200m breaststroke and 100m butterfly.

Jack Edie (Y11) won gold in 200m freestyle and a bronze in 100m freestyle.

Also winning a gold was Tyler Krenkels (Y8) in the 200m backstroke.

Picking up two silver was Joseph Hamson (Y8) in the 50/100m freestyle, and Lachlan Kelly (Y10) 100/200m backstroke.