Ipswich swimmer wins bronze at state titles

REGIONAL swimmers have made pleasing starts to state titles campaigns, setting a number of personal bests.

Hazel Hogan (Waterworx) won a bronze medal in the 11-12 years 200m breaststroke at the Queensland championships at Chandler.

International competitor Leah Neale finished sixth in the open 200m freestyle final.

Jayden Allum (Ipswich Grammar) also made a final, coming seventh in the 13 years 200m breaststroke.

Thirteen of 20 local swimmers recorded personal best times.

The championships continue this week.

Here is a club by club wrap-up of the day one results:

CYMS St Edmunds

Joshua McIntyre: 100m free 16yrs - 60th.

Max Roche: 100m free 16yrs - 61st.

Ipswich Grammar

Jayden Allum: 200m breaststroke 13yrs - 7th PB.

Jasper Ford: 100m free 16yrs - 25th.

Ipswich Vikings

Sebastian Carvolth: 200m breaststroke 11-12yrs - 14th PB.

Waterworx

Lucy Bedford: 100m fly open - 41st.

Hazel Hogan: 200m breaststroke 11-12yrs - 3rd PB.

Sophie O'Callaghan: 200m IM 14yrs - 15th PB.

Jacinta Ticehurst: 200m free 11-12yrs - 16th PB.

Matthew Vander Zant: 400m IM - 9th PB & 200m fly 16yrs - 14th PB.

Western Aquatics

Lilli Albion: 200m free 13yrs - 15th PB.

Georgia Heapy: 200m free 13yrs - 17th PB.

Madeleine Barroqueiro: 200m IM 14yrs - 19th PB & 100m Fly 14yrs - 17th PB.

Woogaroo

Laura Brosnan: 400m IM 15yrs & over - 15th.

Kye Burton: 100m fly 14yrs - 24th PB.

Joshua Dixon: 200m free 11-12yrs - 21st PB.

Olivia Williams: 200m breaststroke 13yrs - 18th.