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Gippsland Swimming Inc. congratulates the Gippsland Swimming Clubs and swimmers who participated in the 2017 Victorian Country Swimming Championships.

Gippsland Swimming Inc., President Jacqueline Madden has congratulated the Gippsland swimming club and swimmers who participated in the 3 day, 2017 Victorian Country Swimming Championships, held at the Lex Glover Aqua Energy Aquatics Complex, Sale.

By Portal Admin - 3rd February 2017 - Back to News

"It was fantastic to see the efforts and achievements of local Gippsland swimming clubs and swimmers competing amongst the 676 country swimmers entered from across Regional Victoria and I congratulate all the Gippsland swimmers that participated." Ms Madden said.

"It is an exceptional effort of the Gippsland swimming clubs with 5 of the 7 Gippsland swimming clubs finishing in the top 16 of the 40 Regional based swimming clubs who participated."

"There were several long standing Country and event records broken over the weekend along with Gippsland several swimmers obtaining their National qualifying times, which will enable them to patriciate at the 2017 Georgina Hope Foundation Australian Age Swimming Championships 9-13 April."

"I also acknowledge and commend the efforts of the Traralgon swimming club for winning the Country Swimming Championships for the 17 th time in 18 years."

"Gippsland swimming greatly acknowledges the support of ENGIE and Wellington Shire, the major sponsors of the 2017 Victorian Country Swimming Championships, without their ongoing support and commitment to Gippsland swimming this would not have been achievable." Ms Madden said.

For further information and to view results visit

Jacqueline Madden

President Gippsland Swimming Inc.


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