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2023 World Junior Championships

The Australian Junior Dolphins team has been selected to compete at the 2023 World Junior Championships in Netanya, Israel from the 4th – 9th September 2023.

Athletes and Coaches were selected through from their outstanding results at the recent Australian Age & Open Championships.

“It was fantastic to see so many wonderful performances at this year’s competition, it is a real credit to everyone involved in the sport and a great way to celebrate being back to an uninterrupted swimming programming after COVID” said Gary Barclay, GM Performance Pathways.

This tour provides athletes, coaches & team staff with the opportunity to learn, develop, compete, and hone the skills required to successfully transition into the senior team.

The team of 30 athletes and 6 coaches will be led by Simon Cusack as Team Head Coach. Team coaches selected for the tour are James Boyce (MCA), Jol Finck (Nunawading), Michaela Pattinson (Carlile), Kyle Samuelson (Bond), Richard Sleight (St Peters) and Ben Tuxford (Trinity Grammar).

The team will depart for Staging Camp in Paphos, Cyprus on the 25 August 2023. “We’re really looking forward to getting into camp and are excited by the depth of talent representing Australia on the world stage” said Barclay.

Athletes selected:

Karl AlbertynMiamiQLD
Iona AndersonBreakersWA
Jaclyn BarclaySt PetersQLD
Tane BidoisKnoxNSW
Isabella BoydNunawadingVIC
Gideon BurnesBondQLD
Hannah CaseyMCAQLD
Jessica ColeWests IllawarraNSW
Marcus Da SilvaCranbrookNSW
Jaimie DeLutiisWests IllawarraNSW
Alexander ForemanKincumberNSW
Bella GrantTrinityNSW
Milla JansenBondQLD
Isabella JohnsonCruizACT
Josh KerrManlyNSW
Tiana KritzingerRackleyQLD
Ike MartinezRackleyQLD
Anders McAlpineChandlerQLD
Hayley MackinderGriffithQLD
Thomas PattisonChurchieQLD
Jamie PerkinsSt PetersQLD
Olympia PopeMiamiQLD
Enoch RobbAll SaintsQLD
Taryn RobertsRocky CityQLD
Georgie RoperMiamiQLD
Edward SommervilleBrisbane GrammarQLD
Flynn SouthamBondQLD
Johann SzymanskiHighlandersWA
Amelia WeberSt PetersQLD
Olivia WunschCarlileNSW