Propulsion at National Championships 2024

May 6, 2024

A huge team headed off to National Championships this year, and scored stellar results

Amazing results from our athletes at both Age/MC Age and Open/MC Open nationals!

Highlights included:

Age/MC Age

Well done to our Age team, with a number of first time qualifiers and a team broad enough and talented enough to score multiple relay entries. Congratulations to Hamish Keenan especially, with multiple medals and finals placings.

Medallists and Top 10 placings

M14-15 50 Fly Multi-class: Hamish Keenan Gold (32.31)

M14-15 200 IM Multi-class: Hamish Keenan Gold (2:37.48)

M14-15 50 Back Multi-class: Hamish Keenan Silver (34.87)

M14-15 100 Fly Multi-class: Hamish Keenan Bronze (1:12.20)

M14-15 100 Back Multi-class: Hamish Keenan 4th (1:17.16)

M12-15 400 Free Multi-class: Hamish Keenan 4th (5:04.51 PB)

F12-17 4x50 Free State Relay: Victoria 4th (featuring Chiara Hutchinson)

M14-15 100 Free Multi-class: Hamish Keenan 5th (1:03.99)

M12-18 50 Free MC: Hamish Keenan 5th (28.14 PB)

Top 20 placings

M16 200 Back: Blake Hughes 14th (2:12.67 PB & Open National Time‼️)

M16 100 Back: Blake Hughes 19th (1:01.43)

M18 100 Back: Samuel Scodella 19th (1:01.61)

F13 50 Back: Romina Villegas 20th (32.76 PB)


Open/MC Open

Well done to our Open team, who finished up 4 days of high-quality racing on the Gold Coast against some world class competition, including many Olympians.

Congratulations to Hamish Keenan, who backed up his great performances at the Age championships and was able to secure multiple finals and a bronze in the Men’s 400 Free Multi-Class.


A finalists:

Hamish Keenan (400 Free MC, 100 Back MC, 50 Back MC)

Adam Selwood (200 Breast)

Calvin Reed (50 Breast)


B finalists:

Josh Seignior (100 Breast, 50 Breast)

Adam Selwood (100 Breast, 200 IM, 50 Breast)

Calvin Reed (100 Breast)

Luka Zubcic (50 Fly)

Hamish Keenan (50 Fly MC, 200 IM MC, 100 Free MC, 50 Free MC)

Lachlan Jackett Simpson (200 Free)

James McBride (200 Fly)


Thank you to the coaches of our many athletes, namely Seb, Marcus G, Craig, Marcus B, Adrian and S&C guru Darcy‼️ Thank you all for the many hours that went into the preparation of our athletes and at the meets themselves.

And thank you to our entire Propulsion family who made this all possible. Well done to all the athletes on incredible achievements, and thank you to their families for their support!

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