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FIVE Jewish swimmers aged between 15 and 17 represented their clubs and states at the 2019 Australian Age Swimming Championships in Adelaide from April 15-22, with two scoring top 20 placings, and three posting personal best (PB) times.
"THIS was my 17th consecutive nationals [appearance] – I feel honoured … and at 32, it never gets old," said North Sydney swimmer and Paralympian Matthew Levy, after competing in the 2019 Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide last week.
THIRTEEN Jewish swimmers competed at a star-studded Swimming NSW Open Championships at Sydney Olympic Park last weekend.
Israeli-born swimming legend Nachum Buch had inspiring meetings with Jewish Australian swimmers before last week's Victorian Swimming Championships and Para Swimming World Series opener in Melbourne.
Four Jewish swimmers represented their states and clubs against the nation's best at the 2018 Australian Short Course Swimming Championships held in Melbourne late last month.
Paralympian Matt Levy showed why he remains a force in world swimming last week, setting new PBs and winning medals at the 2018 Para Pan Pacs in Cairns.
Matthew Levy has earned a place in the Australian team for what will be his third consecutive Para Pan Pacs, to be held from August 9 in Cairns.
Ashley Weill showed she can compete with the nation's best young swimmers by winning two bronze medals and posting several personal best times at last week's Australian Age Swimming Championships in Sydney.
It's official – five Jewish athletes have made Australia's team for next month's Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.
Ashley Weill came first in the women's 5km race at the Victorian Open Water Championships held at Williamstown, Melbourne, last month, while Isabella Coghlan won the 15 girls' 5km and 7.5km races at the NSW Open Water Championships held in Penrith.