The all conquering 2014 District Championships team
On a beautiful Sunday in home water, the team dominated the 2014 Central District Championships. The performances were outstanding from the very first event , with Matthew Slot and
Rebecca Holmes winning the opening 400m races to become the inaugural winners of the Wally Stables (boys) and Coral Everly (girls) trophies. The swimmers dominated the days events, winning 44 of the 75 events
and claiming 106 medals in total. By the end of a fantastic days racing, the team completed a clean sweep of all the major awards, with Matthew winning the senior male District Champion award, Rebecca her 5th
consecutive senior female District Champion award, Jarrod Slot taking the junior boys award anad Kiara Verbeek winning the junior girls trophy. The team claimed the Allan Monaghan Shield for the girls aggregate points,
the Charles Turner Memorial Trophy for the boys aggregate points and teh Burgess Trophy as overall District Champions.
See the 2014 Central District Championships results, the Bendigo East results and the final team points scores.
Outstanding performances across all age groups, highlighting the increasing depth in the club, was the feature of the brilliant results at Country
Championships in Wodonga. Despite some disastrous organisational breakdowns which marred the first day, the swimmers kept their focus and claimed 5 gold,
8 silver and 3 bronze medals as the team finished 7th on the aggregate points score table.
See here for photos from the "Grand Final" of country swimming. See the 2014 Victorian Country Championships results, the Bendigo East results and the final team points scores.
The Bendigo East Swimming Club is very proud to announce a joint venture with the Melbourne Vicentre club. As a result of this arrangement, swimmers will have opportunities to train with Vicentre squads in Melbourne on a regular basis. The club looks forward to the further development and strengthening of the links with one of the strongest clubs in Australia.
"BESC aims to develop the opportunity for swimmers of all abilities to progress from learning to swim to competitive swimming, and achieve their full potential in a supportive, friendly, and social setting. The club encourages community and team spirit, and strives to promote a lifelong love of the sport."
Kate Jordan, gold medal at 2014 Victorian Sprint ChampionshipsHow to join BESC
Behind the athlete you've become, the coaches who have pushed you, friends who have supported you,
the medals you have won and the hours of practice, is the little girl who fell in love with swimming in the
first place. Swim for her, not for anyone else.