Posted on Monday 31st July, 2023

River City Masters Meet Summary 2023

On a perfect Brisbane winter day, swimmers from Brisbane and beyond met for the River City Masters Long Course Meet, held at the iconic Valley Pool in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane.   This was an inaugural long course meet held by River City Masters, with a great day of fun, fitness and friendship had by all.

For many swimmers, this was their last long-course race practice prior to World Aquatics Masters in Japan so it was no surprise to see some records fall.

Meet results as follows:

Individual Records

Swimmer Club Event Age Group Record Time
Stacia Kirk WA Sandgropers 400 IM Female 40-44 WA Branch 5.48.03

Relay Records

Swimmers Club Event Age Group Record Time
Simon Anderson


Casey Flouch

Stephanie Heard

Anna Rettke

The Swim Academy (TSA) Masters 4×100 Medley Relay Mixed 160-199 QLD Branch 5.02.50

Medals were awarded for each age category by River City Masters royalty Susanne Milenkevich (President – MSQ) and Michelle Gallen (President – Swimming Australia) and those who won were congratulated on their achievements for the day.

Further awards were made to the following swimmers:

  • Swimmer of the Meet (Open FINA Points): Justin Giles, Gympie Gold Fins Masters
  • Swimmer of the Meet (Masters FINA Points): Alan Carlisle, University of Queensland Masters
  • Largest Aggregate Club Points: River City Masters
  • Best Average Small Club Points: Gympie Gold Fins Masters

River City Masters would like to thank sponsors the Valley Pool, all club volunteers and meet competitors/patrons for a fantastic day of fun, fitness, and friendship.

Meet Results: