Swimmers shine at 2019 Auckland Champs

By March 14, 2019Sports News

Auckland Age Group Championships medallists pictured above are (at back from left to right): Bowen Crawford, Bede Aitu, Michael Chapman, Amber George. At middle: Edie Ancell, Vasilina Shipilova, Brearna Crawford, Ella Speight. At front: Isla Marsh, Hunter Dobson, Lucy Woodall.

MAGS swimmers achieved outstanding results at the Auckland Age Group Championships held at West Wave Aquatic Centre last weekend.
Talented MAGS student Brearna Crawford was outstanding in her nine-Gold medal haul. Brearna rewrote the record book and broke five Auckland 16yrs Girls records, two of which had stood for 27 years. Brearna swam under the World Junior Championship Qualifying time in the 200m Breaststroke.
Auckland Age Group Champions from the MAGS Aquatic Academy program are as follows: Hunter Dobson, Lucy Woodall, Bowen Crawford, Edie Ancell, Vasilina Shipilova, Lara Grozev and Brearna Crawford.
The swimmers will now prepare for the Champion of Champions and NZ Age Group Championships in five weeks.


Medal Results


Name Age Events Key Team
Brearna Crawford 16yrs 9 Gold 200 IM *50 Fly

*100 Fly 50 Fr 400 IM *50 Br  *#200 Br 50m Bk
*100 Br

*5 Auckland Records

#1x World Jr Champions

Hunter Dobson 13yrs 2 Gold 100 200 Bk

1 Silver 50 Bk

Lucy Woodall 15yrs 1 Gold 200 IM

1 Silver 100m Br

1 Bronze 50 Bk

Vasilina Shipilova 17yrs+ 3 Gold 200 IM 400 IM 200 Br

1 Bronze 200 Bk

Edie Ancell 14yrs 1 Gold 50 Fr

1 Silver 100 Fr

Bowen Crawford 14yrs 1 Gold Bowen Crawford

1 Bronze 200 Br

Lara Grozev 14yrs 1 Gold 400 IM

2 Bronze 200 IM 100 Bk

Bede Aitu 17yrs+ 3 Bronze 200 Bk 100 Bk 50 Bk CCY
Isla Marsh 14yrs 1 Silver 200 Fly CCY
Ella Speight 17yrs+ 1 Bronze 100m Fly CCY
Michael Chapman 15yr 1 Silver 50m Fly MTE