GO WESTS: Ally Ware enjoyed her stint in the pool.
GO WESTS: Ally Ware enjoyed her stint in the pool. Luka Kauzlaric

Swimming sprint attracts more than 150 entries

A HUGE turnout of 158 swimmers cut through the water at the annual Western Suburbs Swimming Sprint, a highlight on the local club's calendar.

Perfect conditions helped the swimmers zoom from end to end in the pool, making for a day 'Westies' president Luke Grice was extremely proud of.

"It is fantastic. It takes a lot of work by a lot of people but it came good," he said.

"Everyone was happy. This is a friendly and fun meet."

The highlight at the Sprint was the 'Dash for Cash', a 25-metre charge for the line.

The top six under-13 and the top six over-13 swimmers took to the pool chasing the incentive of some extra pocket money over the weekend.

The entire event was conducted with lots of energy and smiles, including the one which could not be wiped from Ally Ware's face.

Ware was involved in nine events, and after putting her all into every swim, would have been tired by the end of Saturday's event.

Most of all, Ware was just keen to swim her best and enjoy with her friends the only meet she can swim at home all season.

"It is really good, I love spending time with everyone and we all get along so well," she said.

"I am just hoping to get a personal best."



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