The 2009 NSW Metropolitan Short Course Championships will be held at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre on Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th June, 2009.

Our club will be represented by 4 swimmers at the meet, competing in 10 individual events.

This year's team consists of new, regular and returning team members.
Stephanie Hindle will be competing at her first Metropolitan Championships for Merrylands and her first since 2006. Stephanie will be swimming in the 100m Breaststroke after qualifying for the meet just last month. Anthony Ventra adds the Open 50m Freestyle to his events for a total of 4 swims, while Amber Johnson will again swim the 50m and 100m Backstroke.
Brittany Johnson will be our 4th representative at the meet. Swimming in 3 events, this will also be Brittany's first Short Course Metropolitan Championships since 2006.

Our team will be competing in the following events over the two day meet:

Anthony Ventra
15yrs 100m Breaststroke (Day 1 - Session 1 - 9:46am)
Open 50m Freestyle (Day 2 - Session 3 - 12:37pm)
15yrs 100m Freestyle (Day 2 - Session 3 - 1:11pm)
14/15yrs 200m Breaststroke (Day 2 - Session 4 - 3:22pm)
Stephanie Hindle
12yrs 100m Breaststroke (Day 1 - Session 2 - 4:22pm)
Amber Johnson
16yrs & Over 100m Backstroke (Day 1 - Session 1 - 10:47am)
Open 50m Backstroke (Day 2 - Session 4 - 2:52pm)
Brittany Johnson
16yrs & Over 200m Individual Medley (Day 1 - Session 1 - 12:30pm)
16yrs & Over 100m Butterfly (Day 2 - Session 3 - 10:49am)
16yrs & Over 100m Freestyle (Day 2 - Session 3 - 1:35pm)

Times should be used as a guide only.

Congratulations to the 4 swimmers for qualifying and good luck at the meet.

You can follow the team's progress over the weekend at

See Also
  • 2009 NSW Metropolitan Short Course Championships - Program of Events

  • 2009 NSW Metropolitan Short Course Championships - Qualifying Times

  • State, Metropolitan and Country Championship Procedures

  • Competitor Information

  • Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre Parking Arrangements