St Paul’s competed in the Waikato Secondary School swimming championships last week with 11 students finishing in top three placings.
Dominating the senior girls category, Laura Littlejohn finished first in the 100m butterfly, 50m freestyle and the 100m freestyle. She also broke the senior girls 50m freestyle meet record.
Charlize Tordoff placed first in the 50m butterfly and the 50m backstroke as well as third in the 100m medley. Charlize broke the meet record for her 50m backstroke race.
The girls also recorded an outstanding win in the 4 x 25m freestyle relay.
In the senior boys’ races, Ben Haskell placed first in the 50m backstroke, second in the 100m backstroke and third in the 200m medley.
Sam Peoples placed first in the 100m medley, first in the 200m medley and second in the 200m freestyle.
Adrian Wong finished third in his 50m and 100m breaststroke races.
In the intermediate boys, Ollie Mouat finished first in the 50m butterfly where he broke a meet record, first in the 100m butterfly and the 50m backstroke.
Boston Tordoff placed first in the 50m breaststroke, the 100m breaststroke and the 100m medley. Boston broke meet records in both the breaststroke events.
Matthew Chanwai placed second in the 100m freestyle.
In the intermediate girls’ category, Alina Zabel placed third in the 50m butterfly.
The junior boys also had some great results with Will Peoples finishing third in the 200m medley, Tim Gillies-Smith finishing third in the 100m freestyle and Neo Urlich finishing third in the 200m freestyle.