Day two of Life Saving Victoria’s 2020 Victorian Junior Lifesaving Championships has drawn to an eventful close with Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) emerging as the clear leader to take out the championship.
More than 1400 junior athletes from 32 different clubs from around the state are in Warrnambool this weekend attending the three-day carnival, which allow entrants to practice lifesaving skills and simulated rescues in a competitive environment.
Ocean Grove SLSC finished the day with 267 points, followed by Mentone Life Saving Club (LSC) in second on 161 points and Mornington LSC in third with 150 points.
Portsea SLSC, Mordialloc LSC and Jan Juc SLSC also showed their strength in the water and on the beach, placing well across a number of events with 93, 125 and 115 points respectively.
LSV Aquatic Sports Manager Kirsty Clark said day two of the competition was a success and saw some great teamwork.
“Sunday has revealed some incredible up and coming talent with many young athletes shining in multiple events.
“We’ve also seen some great camaraderie between teams and team members, which makes tomorrow’s third and final day of the competition all the more exciting.”
Tomorrow’s event will feature a march past beginning at 8.00am and awards ceremony. Regular updates about the competition can be found on the Life Saving Victoria Facebook and Instagram pages.
High resolution photos are available on request. A selection of photos from today’s events can also be viewed on LSV’s Facebook page.
The full gallery can be found here.
Official results can be found on TeamApp.