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Short course championship a winner

The Molonglo Water Dragons were fully stoked at the NSW Short Course Championships at the AIS recently snagging 31 individual medals and lots of personal best times. It was a lot of fun and a great morale boost, and 13 swimmers will be training with more enthusiasm this week.  The attached photo shows some of […]

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ACT interclub meet is a great success

The ACT Interclub Meet on Sunday 14 June at Gungahlin Leisure Centre was a great success, thanks to the combined efforts of a large number of volunteers, from both the Molonglo Water Dragons and the Tuggeranong Vikings Clubs. There is a lot of work that goes into putting on a meet, getting all the events […]

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Swimmers make waves in Mollymook ocean swim

Tim Booth and Tim Mather swam in the Mollymook ocean swim on Saturday 11 April achieving excellent times of 36.35 and 41.16 for the 2km course. Here’s what they had to say: The conditions were ideal with about 150 swimmers participating, water a warm 21 degrees. The race commenced with a challenging dash of 400m […]

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Diving for success

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Inter club meet highlights strong results

Seventeen members competed in the inter club meet at Tuggeranong Lakeside Leisure Centre on Sunday 15 March. Seven women and 10 men with ages ranging from 27 (Megan Beven) to 82 (Geoff Llewellyn) took part. Just two more men and one more woman would have seen us able to field two extra relay teams each of which […]

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Hotondo Broulee bay to breakers swim

Two intrepid Molonglo megasaurs made a splash in the ocean at the recent ocean swim – the Hotondo Broulee bay to breakers. A grey and choppy sea didn’t stop Viri and Debbie doing times just over 30 minutes. Well done girls! Here is what Debbie had to say: Lovely event – very friendly group, beautiful spot, top […]

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Swimmers take the plunge for those with a disability

With a few of retirements due to injury, work and family commitments, the Molonglo Water Dragons ended up fielding a team of four hardy swimmers in the YMCA Swimathon at Gungahlin Leisure Centre recently.  Mary Liz Partridge, Megan O’Mara, John Collis and Greg Reynolds swam 4 kilometres as a 4 person relay, with each swimmer […]