Harrison wins nine gold medals at championships

Local duo competes at ​Swimming New England North West Short Course Area Championship in Armidale

Harrison Bennett and Darcy Gleeson at the recent Swimming New England North West Short Course Area Championship in Armidale.

Swimming New England North West held the Short Course Area Championship in Armidale on the June 23 and 24 at The Armidale School.

Young swimmers from around the region enjoyed two days of competition.

Narrabri was represented by two swimmers.

Harrison Bennett swam for the Narrabri Stingrays and Darcy Gleeson swam for team Swimming New England North West as a part of his participation in the development squad.

Harrison won an amazing nine gold medals from nine starts in 50m freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, 100m freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly and 200m individual medley.

Darcy received two bronze medals in 50m and 100m butterfly.