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Prestigious selections for our swimmers

Abbotsleigh swim club NSW state squad qualifiers 2015
Congratulations to our Abbotsleigh swim Club swimmers who earnt themselves a place on the prestigious NSW selection squads. This is a fine reward for all your great training and racing at both State and Nationals in 2015. You have all made us very proud here at Abbotsleigh.

NSW Emerging talent Squad (ETS)

Natasha Ramsden
Katie Strachan

NSW Development Squad

Rebecca St Vincent
Annabelle Druce
Kaea Bidois

NSW Junior Sharks Squad

Charles Marais
Georgia O’Connor
Annika Tonuri

Other news


Distance Long Course

The little green man from Mars hid himself behind his total invisibility vortex. Unseen and unheard he observed the scene unfolding in front of him. The guards lined up the prisoners, then instructed them to crouch on small tables at one end of a small indoor lake. The chief officer made a … [Read More...]


Knox Knox, who’s there?

The ‘Agora' was the meeting ground for citizens in Ancient Greece. In modern day equivalent for Abbotsleigh Swimming Club is the ‘seating’ overlooking the pool. Today it was the ‘seating’ overlooking Knox pool. And there the good citizens of Abbotsleigh set about their ancient rituals of warm up, … [Read More...]


National Age latest

Many thanks to Brandon, Leanne, Tim, Emily and Swimming Australia for these photos. Congratulations team Abbotsleigh! Full report here. … [Read More...]


National Age kicks off

Our 2015 National Age campaign has officially kicked off. Olympian John Farrow inspired, educated and emotionally moved the team during his presentation to the team. Our swimmers then did their best to eat the mountain of breakfast provided for them at Matt's place. Remarkably there were still … [Read More...]


Olympian John Farrow visits Abbotsleigh

National swimmers, their parents and siblings were educated and entertained my a highly motivating talk from Olympian John Farrow today. John is a winter Olympian in the very scary sport of Skeleton. He told his amazing story of being "a naturally talented but lazy athlete" who excelled in … [Read More...]