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Claremont wins State All Club Challenge!

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  • Published: Tuesday, 03 January 2012 08:00
  • Written by The Groper
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On the weekend of 28th & 29th March 2015, Masters Swimming WA hosted the LiveLighter All Club Challenge, the premier Swimming Event on the Masters WA calendar. This great event was swum at HBF Stadium and saw 282 swimmers from 26 WA Masters Clubs compete for fitness, friendship and fun.

Claremont Masters entered a record 37 swimmers in 210 Individual events and 24 Relays and after some really phenomenal swimming by each and every member, Claremont emerged as the winner of the overall points score.

Claremont swimmers did exceptionally well in both the Individual events and the Relays, with outstanding results from the following swimmers:

Male Swimmer of the Meet:

Paul Blackbeard


Female Age Group Winners:

30-34 yrs: Anna Eisenhauer
35-39 yrs: Kristy Brackstone
40-44 yrs: Elena Nesci
45-49 yrs: Trish Burton
50-54 yrs: Sally Bell
65-69 yrs: Robyn Smith


Male Age Group Winners:

50-54 yrs: Dean Stockwell & Anthony Dunne
55-59 yrs: Paul Blackbeard
65-69 yrs: Graham Croft
75-79 yrs: Stuart Gray


National Records:

Paul Blackbeard (100 Fly, 200 Free)
Graham Croft (200 Free)


State Records:

Anna Eisenhauer (25 Fly, 50 Fly, 100Fly, 200 Fly)
Trish Burton (50 Brst)
Sally Bell (25 Back, 100 Back, 200 Back, 25 Fly, 100 Fly)
Nicola Corsbie (25 Brst, 50 Brst, 25 Fly)
Brigid Tait (25 Fly)
Robyn Smith (20 Free, 25 Brst)
Theresa Elliot (100 Fly)
Dean Stockwell (25 Free, 50 Free, 25 Brst)
Anthony Dunne (50 Brst, 100 Brst, 200 Brst)
Paul Blackbeard (25 Free, 100 Free, 200 Free, 25 Fly, 50 Fly, 100 Fly)
Graham Croft (50 Free, 100 Free, 200 Free)
Vic Paul (200 Free, 100 Fly, 200 IM)


Out of 24 Relays, Claremont teams achieved 20 Firsts, 3 Seconds and 1 Third.
This includes 3 National Records and 3 State Records!

Special thanks must go to our fearless captain, Sally Bell, who inspired us, picked our relay teams and generally led by example. Also a huge debt of gratitude to our brilliant and tireless Head Coach, Elena Nesci, and her team of talented and dedicated coaches: Trish Burton, Sally Bell, Richard Highes, Martin Lodge, Stu Gray and Graham Senders. You guys ROCK!

Congratulations to all our swimmers who made this such a fun, enjoyable and successful weekend!

Go Claremont!