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CITY ELIMINATES THE COMPETITION AS YOUNG GUNS BREAKTHROUGH

CITY ELIMINATES THE COMPETITION AS YOUNG GUNS BREAKTHROUGH

It was a beautiful Saturday morning at Coogee Beach for Round 3 of the WA Open Water Series, which featured all the usual distances from 500m through 5km, but with the added attraction of an elite ‘Eliminator’ race across 5 elimination races of 500m each and a final where $500 in cash was up for…

Matt Glucina Scholarship Fund

Matt Glucina Scholarship Fund

Perth City has established a scholarship fund in loving memory of the late Matthew Glucina. The Club is appealing to all our friends, families & associates for donations to the Scholarship Fund so that the club can continue Matt’s legacy and help other swimmers achieve their dreams in his honour. The funds raised will be…

2017 Age Nationals Wrap

Age Nationals is over for another year, and yet again our Club was represented by a strong and resilient group of athletes. Our small but tough team, raced hard over the 6-day competition and finished in a very respectable 6th place WA club. Although the championships feel years ago, the meet provided many highlights for…

Rahul Takes Aquathlon National Title

Rahul Takes Aquathlon National Title

Rahul Jegatheva is the National Champion for Aquathlon (400m swim and 3km run) In the 15-16 year old category! By more than a minute over 2nd. Inaugural winner of the 2017 Australian Open Schools Aquathlon Championships, which is part of the Australian Schools Triathlon Festival. The event was held in April in Penrith at the…

2017 National Age Championships

2017 National Age Championships

2017 National Age Championships RECAP || Days 1 & 2 of National Age Championships. As per usual a rookie rolled into the first session of the meet without accreditation. Kelsey Eastwood had her first encounter with a moose scratching its back against a fence post at the pool, similar to a grumpy old grizzly bear….

2017 Australian Open National Championships

2017 Australian Open National Championships

RECAP || DAY 1: Australian Open National Championships! Yesterday we had three swimmers step up on the blocks for the first day of the meet. Jackson Govers was first up in the Men’s 100m Butterfly finishing just .04 outside of his PB for an excellent start to his campaign! Nice work Jacko! Next was Sacha…

Perth City Dominates Rottnest Channel Swim

Perth City Dominates Rottnest Channel Swim

Saturday the 25th of February 2017 saw the 26th annual edition of the Rottnest Channel Swim and as expected it was a great day to watch Perth City dominate. In true Perth City fashion it was a sweep across the board with athletes from across the club racing with passion, resilience and enjoyment. Perth City…

Robyn Lee Zimbabwe’s Athlete of the Week

Robyn Lee Zimbabwe’s Athlete of the Week

Our own Robyn Lee, representing Zimbabwe, capped off her CANA Zone IV Championships campaign hosted in Bulawayo last week being nominated as the Zimbabwe Swimmer of the week. Robyn who is coached by Matt Magee & posted five new individual championship records and three team records in the relay events winning a total of 10…

World Championships in Canada Beckons

World Championships in Canada Beckons

On an amazing Saturday morning, 11th Feb 2017, at Gunnamatta Bay in Cronulla, Perth Mod Student, Rahul Jegatheva cemented a spot on the Australian team for the World Aquathlon Championships in Canada in August 2017 by putting on a stirring performance at the Australian National Championships while battling it out with 2 adult world champions…

2016 Junior State Championships

2016 Junior State Championships

Last weekend saw 25 Junior Perth City team members take part in the 2016 Junior State Championships at the HBF Stadium. With a whopping 139 entries over the 2 days of competition, a total of 97 PB’s were made. That’s a 70% strike rate! It was great to see so many junior swimmers and parents…

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