THE City of Orange Swim Club will have two members competing at the NSW State Age Championships at Homebush today and tomorrow, with Lucy Nagle and Millie Lenehan hoping to make waves at Homebush.
The pair of budding super fish will compete in sprint events on the big stage, with organisers of the Junior Shark Swimming NSW development squad on the lookout for the next crop of swimming stars.
Nagle will compete in the 11 years 50 and 100 metre freestyle events while also swimming in the 100m backstroke.
Lenehan is set to contest the 12 year old girls 50 metre freestyle.
Next weekend the club will have a third member compete - Lucy’s sister Zali to contest the 13s 50 metre freestyle.
City of Orange Swim Club publicity officer Kelly Carberry said it was a huge opportunity for the girls to show off their skills in the pool.
“We’re just happy they’re there,” she said.
“I think these carnivals are a bit about the exposure it presents the girls, with the Junior Sharks Swimming NSW development squad there.
“It’s run by the Australian Swimming Association and it’s a good chance for those girls who have shown they can swim at a high level.”
The main aim of the NSW State Age Championships is to give young swimmers the opportunity to compete at a higher level of competition and also attempt to win selection for the Junior Shark Swimming NSW development squad.