FAST victorious at NZ Juniors

What a weekend. Everyone is exhausted either from the swimming or the cheering, but FAST were outstanding.
Ria, thank you so much. All our swimmers were amazing. Your fantastic coaching got the team to peak condition and on behalf of the families and swimmers we salute you!
FAST finished 14th best club in New Zealand out of 85 Clubs attending (we were 27th in 2015) and had one of the highest personal best rates at 83% - well done team! We gathered 6 medals - 1 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze.
Nathan was our standout swimmer with 5 medals and Fast's first gold. He pb'd in every event and placed in the top ten in all his races. His results were:
Gold - 400 Free
Silver - 50 Free, 100 free, 200 free
Bronze - 50 back
4th - 100 back, 200 back
7th - 50 fly
9th  - 100 fly
Nathan added the 200 back and the 400 free to his NAGs times and qualified for the Auckland Open Champs in 50, 200 and 400 free.
Libby also got a medal for Fast in her favourite event, the 200m individual medley. She pb'd in 8 out of 9 races. Her top 10 results were:
Bronze - 200IM
4th - 200 breast
5th - 100 fly, 100 breast
10th - 50 fly
Leon got a massive pb in his 200 back, celebrating his 11th Birthday in style.
Mikaela got pbs in both her races and improved her seeding from 21st to 14th in the 50 fly where she also qualified as an Auckland Level 1 swimmer.
Molly swam a very fast freestyle in her leg of the Counties Relay on Friday night and had a great 50 back race on Saturday morning.
Ethan took over a second off his 50 backstroke finishing in 16th place.
Matthew swam really well in 6 races and pb'd in half of them, saving the best to last in the 200 fly finishing 15th.
Nathan and Libby have both qualified to attend the Swimming New Zealand Junior Development camp which will take place later in the year. This camp is for any 11 or 12 year old swimmer who gains a gold, silver or bronze in a 100m or greater event at NZ Juniors.
We are so proud of all of our swimmers, congratulations, you have put FAST firmly on the map!

Manurewa Meet July 21st 2019

Well done everyone for enduring a very, very long meet. Many thanks to LC for coaching the team and all our parents for officiating. The team did exceptionally well. Overall we had 66% pbs and only one DQ. The holiday training has certainly paid off. Our 100% pb’ers are Charlotte,......

 

Counties Age Group Champs January 28th 2019

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2018 Swimming Counties Manukau Prize Giving - FAST cleans up! June 20th 2018

FAST cleans up at the 2018 Swimming Counties Manukau Prize Giving!...

 

New Zealand 2018 National Round-up (February to April) May 29th 2018

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2018 FAST Prizegiving May 28th 2018

We had a wonderful AGM and prizegiving on Saturday....

 

2018 Counties Age Group Champs January 30th 2018

Well done to all our swimmers, you did yourselves and the club proud....

 

Counties Junior SC Winter Meet October 25th 2017

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Counties and Dolphin League August 18th 2017

Well done to all our teams who swam last Saturday. It was a tough session for Team Loader and Team Moss who had the bare minimum number of swimmers but they did themselves proud and produced some great times. The results are out and posted......

 

Papatoetoe Winter Meet August 16th 2017

A really great afternoon of swimming. Thank you Ria and Roland for coaching our children so superbly yet again. Also a big thank you to our Officials. Well done to our 8 new timekeepers who passed their test with flying colours. We had lots of pbs and it......

 

Counties Manukau Prizegiving June 1st 2017

FAST had its best year ever at Counties Prizegiving yesterday. . Our winners were: . Club Awards . Dolphin League – First Counties League – Second Junior Champs – Third Age Group Champs – Third Adam and Eve relay, Nathan......

 

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