Toowoomba Grammar School

Swimming News

Swimming: World Swimming Trials

Congratulations to Henry Reardon who competed in the World Swimming Trials in Brisbane last week.

This was Henry’s first venture into Top level Para Swimming where he competed against Olympians and the actual team for World Champs.

Heats to Finals

  • 100m Backstroke / 5th / 1.10.14 – 1.11.49 5th
  • 50m Freestyle / 5th / 26.81 – 27.05 4th
  • 100m Freestyle / 6th / 59.78 – 1.00.01 6th

TGS Swimming Supporters’ Group Newsletter

6 March 2019

Good morning parents of our 2019 Toowoomba Grammar School GPS Swim Team.

This morning we held our final team training session incorporating a session with Sports Psychiatrist, Mrs Faye Youens, and sharing a BBQ breakfast.

This evening we have our team dinner and presentation leading onto an exciting and memorable day for the team on Friday.

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GPS Swimming Championships – Friday, 8 March 2019

Please find below information regarding the GPS Swimming Championships Friday, 8 March 2019.

2019 GPS Swimming Championships – Event Guide

2019 GPS Swimming Championships – Timing_Order of Events_13YrsU-Open

2019 Junior GPS Swimming Championships – Timing_Order of Events_10YrsU-12YrsU

2019 GPS Swimming Champs – Aquatic Seating Plan – with allocations

TICKETS FOR PARENTS/SPECTATORS

Parents requiring tickets to attend the GPS Swimming Championships are to contact Sandy Mathies via email s.mathies@twgs.qld.edu.au and advise how many tickets are required.

Once the tickets become available, parents will be able to collect them from TGS Reception.

GPS Swimming Championship 2019 – Spectator Sign Up

Dear Students,

The 2019 GPS Swimming Championship will be held on Friday, 8 March at Brisbane Aquatic Centre. All Year 12 students are expected to attend and we also encourage students in other year groups to help support the TGS Swim Squad at this event.

Information regarding the event can be found here.

To register as a spectator please complete the online sign up below.

Sign up closes Tuesday, 5 March.

Spectator Sign Up (Years 7-11)

House Swimming Championship 2019 – Final Results

What a fantastic day February 12 was for all those boys involved in the two swimming championships. The Year 7 students were at TGS in the Aquatic Centre and the Year 8-12 students were at Milne Bay Aquatic Centre. The day showcased an outstanding level of athletic ability with a large number of records being broken across the age groups.

Jude Youens 14 Years

  • 200m Freestyle 2.03.05. Previous record Tom Wilson 2.04.20
  • 50m Butterfly 29.65. Previous record BJ Oates 30.67
  • 50m Freestyle 26.36. Previous record Tom Wilson 26.86
  • 100m Freestyle 57.44. Previous record Tom Wilson 59.84

William Salmond 15 Years

  • 50m Butterfly 26.04. Previous record M Sweeney 28.07

Charlie Schoorl 16 Years

  • 50m Butterfly 26.73. Previous record BJ Oates 27.44/ Drew Timbs 27.70

Cooper Bridgeman Open

  • 50m Butterfly 27.97. Previous record James Buk 28.55

Isaac Cooper 15 Years

  • 50m Backstroke 27.89. Previous record Braiden McCarthy 28.91

Juert Eerkens 13 Years

  • 50m Backstroke 32.53. Previous record BJ Oates 32.89

 

The Age Champions and runners up on the day deserve every accolade as their results were tremendous.

The Overall points result saw Boyce House take out the title of House Swimming champions for 2019 – I congratulate those boys on a fantastic result.

Please see below for Age Champions and House Results

House Champion
Place House
1 Boyce
2 Stephens
3 Taylor
4 Groom
5 Mackintosh
   
Age Champion
Age Name
12 J. Smiddy
13 J. Eerkens
14 J. Youens
15 I. Cooper
16 C. Schoorl
Open S. Reed
   
Runner Up –
Age Champion
Age Name
12 D. Black
13 H. Wright
14 H. Pollock
15 W. Salmond
16 G. Tighe
Open M. Cottle