Swimming – New Zealand Short Course Championship bronze medalist – Jackson Close Yr 10


Jackson competed in the New Zealand Short Course Championship, a week long competition from August 23rd – August 27th in Auckland where the best swimmers in NZ for each age group come together to race each other. Jackson’s results were
– 100m backstroke placing 14th out of 24

– 800m freestyle placing 3rd out of 14

– 50m butterfly placing 15th out of 30

– 200m freestyle 9th out of 15

– 400m freestyle placing 5th out of 17

– 200m butterfly placing 4th out of 14

– 100m freestyle placing 17th out of 28

By the end of the fifth and final day, Jackson raced in the 1500m freestyle placing 3rd out of 8. Coming home with two bronzes and personal bests in most of his events. Congratulations Jackson!