Campbelltown Masters on the World Stage in Gwangju Korea 2019

29 August 2019 Carnival, News
Our club has been all a buzz the the last couple of weeks, having 3 members representing Campbelltown Masters on the world stage at the 18th FINA World Masters Championships in Gwangju (Korea).
Lindsay, Annie and Suzie Gwangju 2019

Annie Cooke

As you can see from the photo, Annie wasted no time in collecting a medal. All up she took home 5 medals, from 5 events. Unbelievable! Congratulations Annie!

5th in 200m Backstroke

2nd in 50m Butterfly

5th in 50m Freestyle

2nd in 100m Backstroke

2nd in 50m Backstroke
Annie with medals from Korea
Lindsay in Korea
Suzie in Korea
Annie in Korea

Lindsay Risk

Lindsay competed in 5 events including 800m Freestyle, 100m Freestyle, 50m Freestyle, 100m Backstroke, 400m Freestyle. Placing 20th in the 50m Freestyle.

For Lindsay he provided his own cheer squad the trip being a family affair with his 3 daughters along for the ride. They didn't go unnoticed in the crowd.
Lindsay and daugters in Korea

Suzie Haddad

Suzie competed in 2 pool events and 1 open water event, including 800m Freestyle, 100 Freestyle and the 3km open water swim. She placed 13th in the 800m Freestyle and 15th in the 3km Open Water swim.

All round it was an amazing effort by everyone, just to meet the FINA qualifing times for an event to be elligible to attend is a feat of it's own.

Congratulations everyone and welcome home.
The gang in Korea