13 Waikato Records Broken at the 2019 Waikato Secondary Schools Meet

On the 2nd of April, more than 350 swimmers converged on Hamilton’s Waterworld for the 2019 Waikato Secondary Schools Swimming Championships.

There was some fantastic racing, culminating in Waikato Diocesan School for Girls taking out the Top Girls School and Hamilton Boys High taking out both the Top Boys School and the Top Overall School.

In addition, we witnessed eight individual Secondary School Records being broken, along with a further five Relay Records.  Here are the details of these exceptional swims and a huge congratulations to the swimmers who were involved!

50m Butterfly Senior Boys 25.45 Ben Littlejohn St Pauls
100m Butterfly Senior Girls 1.05.78 Sarah Miller Dio
100m Butterfly Senior Boys 59.21 Thomas Griffin St Pauls
200m IM Senior Girls 2.22.88 Gina McCarthy Dio
50m Freestyle Intermediate Girls 27.16 Danielle Joblin St Peters
100m Freestyle Intermediate Girls 57.81 Laura Littlejohn Dio
200m Freestyle Senior Girls 2.05.67 Gina McCarthy Dio
50m Breaststroke Intermediate Boys 31.63 Jack Bruning HBHS


4x25m Medley Relay Boys 14/U 54.16 HBHS
4.25m Medley Relay Girls 15+ 58.16 Dio
4x25m Medley Relay Boys 15+ 52.03 HBHS
4x25m Freestyle Relay Girls 14/U 52.72 St Peters
2x25m Freestyle Relay Boys 14/U 49.32 HBHS