AIC Year in Review: Swimming

This year’s AIC Swimming Championships again showcased some of the best school swimmers in Australia. The standard of competition at the AIC Swimming Championships continues to build every year with phenomenal performances by swimmers from all of the AIC Colleges. In 2023, Ambrose Treacy College again joined the 8 member schools to compete in the Swimming Championships.

Individual and Relay Records 
Overall, during the carnival there were 14 records broken. Congratulations to:

Hugo Wheeler (Iona College)- Year 5 – 100m Freestyle- 1:07.44
– 50m Breaststroke – 39.25
– 50m Butterfly- 33.60

Ryan O’Toole (Marist College Ashgrove)- 15 Years- 50m Breaststroke- 32.35 (Div 2)
– 50m Freestyle- 24.57

Tom Bridie (St Peters)- 12 Years- 50m Breaststroke- 35.95

Jacob Smith (St Peters)- 13 Years- 50m Butterfly- 30.25 (Div 2)

Seamus Casey (St Peters)- 15 Years- 50m Butterfly- 27.22 (Div 2)

St Peters- 16 Years 4 x 50m Medley Relay Team – 1:50.36

Marist College Ashgrove- 15 years- 4 x 50m Medley Relay Team – 1:52.46

St Peters- 13 Years 4 x 50m Medley Relay Team – 2:05.42

St Peters- 13 Years 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay Team – 1:59.32 (Div 2)

Marist College Ashgrove- 15 years- 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay Team – 1:46.21 (Div 2)

Marist College Ashgrove- 15 years- 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay Team – 1:41.19 (Div 1)

Championship Results 
Both the Primary and Secondary Aggregate Shields were incredibly tight competitions throughout the day. In the primary competition, Villanova won the championship with Marist College Ashgrove 2nd and St Peters 3rd. In the secondary competition, both St Peters and Marist College Ashgrove battled for first place throughout the day, with the lead changing almost after every race. At the end of the day, St Peters were crowned secondary champions, Marist College Ashgrove 2nd and Villanova 3rd.

Primary Championship Results Secondary Championship Results 
Villanova                          388.5 St Peters                          661.5
Marist College Ashgrove 335 Marist College Ashgrove 621.75
St Peters                          327 Villanova                           440
Iona                                 306 Iona                                  427.25
Padua                              304 St Laurence’s                   386
St Patrick’s                       249 Padua                               278.5
St Laurence’s                   232.5 Ambrose Treacy               272.5
Ambrose Treacy               191 St Patrick’s                       224
St Edmund’s                    155.5

Year Level Results 
Competition was equally close in each year level competition. Congratulations to the following schools who were year level champions.
St Peters – 12 Years, 13 Years, 16 Years, Open
Marist College Ashgrove- 14 Years, 15 years
Villanova College- Year 6
Iona College- Year 5


The AIC would like to thank Swimming Queensland and the Sleeman Sports Complex for their support of the AIC Swimming Championships.