Gladstone Gladiators’ Alex Williams receives a Swimming Queensland certificate for setting a long course record.
Gladstone Gladiators’ Alex Williams receives a Swimming Queensland certificate for setting a long course record. Chrissy Harris

Gladiators rewarded for effort

GLADIATORS Swimming Club members have been presented with certificates in recognition of their hard work in the pool.

Seventeen swimmers received the awards for their efforts in the Australian Junior Excellence Program on Tuesday afternoon, and 10 for their work in the Australian Youth Performance Squad, which is an extension of the Junior Excellence program.

Australian swimming champion Lisa Curry was at the awards ceremony, which took place at the town pool on Tuesday afternoon.

Alex Williams also received a Swimming Queensland certificate for setting a new long course record of 30.52 secs.

The Australian Junior Excellence Program encourages junior swimmers who reach a high level of swimming prowess in their age groups.

Australian Junior Excellence Program recipients:

Green; Breanna Fedalto, Nitika Taylor, Michael McLean, Michael Pacheco. Bronze; Bradley Hansen, Brooke Hansen. Silver; Kiana Busk, Ashton Hansen, Gabby King, Edwina Lodder, Matilda Lodder, Campbell Miller-Waugh, Alexandra Newton. Gold; Hannah Lowry, Andrew McLean, Tayla Hansen. Gold star; Jack Cartwright.

Australian Youth performance Squad recipient:

Blue; Jarryd Brown, Peer Letzing, Andrew McLean. Bronze; Corey Brown, Sidony Miller-Waugh, Hayley Quartermaine, Joseph Richards, Bianca Turner. Silver; Chris Hansen. Gold; Alex Williams.



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