Four Gunnedah swimmers held the flag high at Nyngan over the weekend fleecing the western district of a swag of medals and claiming 13 pool records.

Ten-year-old Molly Ramien left her name in the record books smashing six pool records – four of which were held by former state champion Lydia Murray, including the 100m backstroke which she shattered by four seconds. 

Molly also rewrote records for the 50m Dash for Cash, 50m freestyle and 50m backstroke by more than three seconds. 

Gunnedah club records were also claimed by the rising young star, breaking the 10 years girls 50m backstroke record (35.90) set earlier this year by Alexis Whitton. She went on to claim the 200m breaststroke club record set by Christine Boehm in 1994 and her own 50m butterfly record. Molly won 10 gold medals from 11 races, including the 50m Dash for Cash, and one bronze, with six personal best times.

Josh Spinks (10) had an amazing day in the pool smashing six pool records – the 200m individual medley, 100m breaststroke, 50m butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and the 50m Dash for Cash, gathering 11 gold medals from 12 races and one silver. 

The speedster closed a perfect day with personal best times in the 50m butterfly and backstroke. 

Thirteen-year-old Audrey Hannaford broke a pool record and nailed a state qualifying time for the 50m freestyle, touching the wall at 30.25 seconds.

The pool record fell in the 50m backstroke with Audrey stopping the clock at 35.74 seconds to jag the record of 36.13 seconds registered in 2016. She won four gold medals, with strong wins in the  in the 50m, 100m and 200m backstroke and 100m butterfly, three silver and two bronze. 

Big improver Katie Spinks (12) won a silver medal in the 50m breaststroke with a time of 45.29 seconds. 

She also made a huge improvement in the 200m medley, stripping more than six seconds from her personal best time. 

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