IGLA Games Swimming

The IGLA Games Swimming Championships were recently held in Melbourne 20-25 February 2020. IGLA is the world’s foremost international organisation solely devoted to developing and promoting gay and lesbian swimming, water polo, diving, and synchronised swimming. Each year IGLA sanctions an international aquatics

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2020 Rottnest Channel Swim

Solo Swimmer – Julie Boxsell – Townsville Aquaholics It’s really hard to express how I feel about managing to complete this event.   Firstly though, thanks again MSQ for putting on the Lake Barrine Qualifier.  There are a lot of logistics

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MSQ SC State Championships 2020

Update 16 March 2020:  The MSQ Branch Management Board decided today to follow the recommendation of the National Board of Management of Masters Swimming Australia that Branches and Clubs suspend or defer all sanctioned competitions until at least 31 May,

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New Zealand Masters Games 2020

Janelle Sing and Bev Stubbings recently ventured across the Tasman to compete at the New Zealand Masters Games in Dunedin. This was Janelle’s first swim meet, so was very exciting for both swimmers. There were 15 different countries competing in

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Three Club Sprint Morning

QAC Albany Creek Masters, QAL Aqualicious & QBN Brisbane Northside Masters Since 2015 three North Brisbane clubs have been getting together for a sprint morning. Recently Albany Creek Club hosted an extra 30+ swimmers from Brisbane Northside and Aqualicious for

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Big Barrine Bash – 3Bs OWS

Lake Barrine – 1 December 2019 Masters swimming Queensland hosted their annual Big Barrine Bash OWS on Sunday 1 December 2019 at Lake Barrine on the Atherton Tablelands.  It was a perfect sunny day with ideal conditions on the lake.

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QNS Annual Open Water Swim

The annual North Mackay Sinkers Masters Open Water Swim (OWS) was held on Sunday 3 November 2019. With 41 registrations received, the day dawned with perfect conditions greeting swimmers across the three distances. This year swimmers included good numbers of

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Toowoomba Tadpoles Swim 1500m in July 2019 Postal Report

Dear fellow swimmers The Toowoomba Tadpoles Swim 1500m in July Postal was a great success again this year. Numbers were up significantly on last year with 91 swimmers from 21 clubs around Australia who submitted their times.  That was made

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Stories from Gwangju Fina World Championships

MSQ Swimmers tell their stories from the Fina World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, August 2019. Miami goes to South Korea We arrived in Seoul after a very long journey via Singapore (28 hours door-to-door) to be met by our

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Brisbane Southside Masters in Hyōgo

On 4 August 2019, a team of nine swimmers from Brisbane Southside Masters (BSM) competed in the 8th Hyōgo Prefecture Masters Swimming Tournament in Kobe, Japan. The team attended as guests of the Kobe Swimming Association (KSA), who established a

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