World Junior Champs recap

Written by: Swimming Victoria
29 August 2019
World Junior Champs

Our World Junior Champs team have returned home with some great results and invaluable experience from their time at the 2019 World Junior Swimming Championships in Budapest. Tara Kinder, Oliver Nash and debutantes Cameron Jordan, Noah Millard and Gabriella Peiniger, were joined by coaches Brian Miller (DVE Aquatic) and Nick Veliades (MLC Aquatic) for the six-day Championships.

Here’s how they went…

Cameron Jordan (Bendigo East, coached by Chris Geyer)

50m Breaststroke – 15th overall (28.77)
100m Breaststroke – 24th overall (1:03.23)
200m Breaststroke – 35th overall (2:20.58)

Tara Kinder (DVE Aquatic, coached by Brian Miller)

200m IM – 11th overall (2:16.28)
200m Breaststroke – 12th overall (2:29.44)
100m Breaststroke – 23rd overall (1:11.16)
50m Breaststroke – 25th overall (33.20)

Noah Millard (MLC Aquatic, coached by Nick Veliades)

Men’s 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay – heat swim (51.17)
Men’s 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay - heat swim (1:50.72)
Mixed 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay – heat swim (50.82)

Oliver Nash (Melbourne Vicentre, coached by Craig Jackson)

100m Butterfly – 22nd overall (54.62)
200m Butterfly – 25th overall (2:03.24)
50m Butterfly – 26th overall (24.94)

Gabriella Peiniger (MLC Aquatic, coached by Nick Veliades)

200m IM – 9th overall (2:16.14)
100m Butterfly – 13th overall (1:00.24)
50m Butterfly – 15th overall (27.57)
Women’s 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay – heat swim (56.33)
Women’s 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay – heat swim (2:02.54)
Women’s 4 x 100m Medley Relay – heat swim (1:00.52)
Mixed 4 x 100m Medley Relay – heat swim (1:00.62)

Well done to our Victorian representatives -both athletes and coaches. For full results click here.

We now look forward to the World Para Swimming Championships from 9-16 September in London. Heats and finals will be streamed live on 7Plus, so make sure you tune in and cheer on our Aussies as they take on the world!

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