Bailey Whitton claims two silver, bronze at NSW junior state swimming
Camden Haven High School’s Bailey Whitton has back from the NSW junior kingdom swimming championships with a few bling.
The titles were held at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre at Homebush on March 30 and 31.
The young swimmer becomes a part of a robust 39-member crew representing Swimming North Coast.
Overall, the group won 17 medals and had 25 top ten placings at some point of the meet.
The 13 12 months vintage won silver medals and a bronze.
The silver became within the 50-meter fly and 50m loose while the bronze turned into in the 100m butterfly event.
He was also within the top 10 finishes in an extra event. He also competed in the 100m breaststroke, 50m backstroke, 50m breaststroke, one hundred backstrokes, and 200 medleys.
The 12 months eight student says he desires to keep to enhance his swimming and plans to boom his education regime next yr.
Swimming has been truly right due to the fact I get to satisfy masses of modern human beings, and there is also the competitive facet of it too.
Swimmer Bailey Whitton
“Swimming has been exact due to the fact I get to meet plenty of latest human beings, and there may be added the aggressive aspect of it too,” he said.
“There’s also sincerely true friendships and camaraderie among swimmers.
“We tour to several carnivals around the region, and it is correct to capture up with one-of-a-kind human beings.
“I revel in freestyle and butterfly – they might be my favorite strokes.”
Bailey says he was attracted to swimming after competing in college carnivals.
“I just was given higher at it, so I then joined Laurieton Swim Club. From there I entered some competitions, and I persisted in improving my instances and leisure,” he brought.
With a dream of competing at both the Commonwealth or Olympics, Bailey is presently training about six hours per week within the water and building electricity at pass good instructions for two hours per week.
He trains at Wauchope and Port Macquarie pools.
Bailey thanked his Port Macquarie coaches Michael and Cheryl in conjunction with Larry from the Wauchope pool.
“And Ann Pilkie from Laurieton Swim Club is constantly prepared to assist me out with nominating for activities too,” he said.