Umina wins medals in Masters championships

Umina Surf Club lifesavers have returned from the recent Surf Life Saving NSW’s Masters State Championships with a number of medals.

Overall Umina placed 11th.

William Cook was the first medalist for Umina, taking bronze in the 70-74 Male Beach Sprint.

This was followed by Steve De Vivo’s silver in the 50-54 Male Beach Flags and Steven Plummer’s silver and Jason Tucker’s bronze in the 45-49 Male 2km Beach Run.

Allison Tucker opened the scoreboard in the female carnival, taking out silver in the 40-44 Female Beach Sprint and then another in the 40-44 Female Beach Flags.

This was followed by Siobhan Hallinan-Clarkson’s bronzes in the 50-54 Female Beach Sprint and 50-54 Female Beach Flags.

Shelley Smith took silver in the 30-39 Female Champion Lifesaver with Kerry Armstrong-Smith securing Umina’s first gold of the Masters in the 40 and Over Female Champion Lifesaver.

Christine Bishop also took the bronze.

Umina’s final medals came from the team events courtesy of Kerry Armstrong-Smith and Christine Bishop who took silver in the 45-49 Female Double Ski, and Siobhan Hallinan-Clarkson, Richelle Ingram, Allison Tucker and Katrina West, who wrapped things up with a silver in the 170 Years Female Beach Relay.

The championship was held at Swansea’s Blacksmith Beach from March 4 to 5.

Website, 11 Mar 2020
Championships results, SLS NSW

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