Helping Gippsland stay on top

TAMIECKA Ross, Isabella Tatterson, Ben Hall and Zac Mezenberg (pictured) from Sale Swimming Club formed part of the Gippsland team, with all bringing home winners’ ribbons, on Saturday.

The four Sale swimmers were recently selected to the Gippsland team to compete in the Victorian country interdistrict competition.

This year the Gippsland team was made up of 52 swimmers chosen from Sale, Traralgon, Morwell, Moe, Warragul, East Gippsland Water Dragons and South Gippsland Bass clubs.

Held annually, the interdistrict competition was conducted at Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre on Saturday where each of the 10 Victorian country districts entered a representative team. This year saw 377 swimmers from all over country Victoria compete.

The competition was run on a points scoring system, with Gippsland the overall victor.