Haul of medals won at championships

Patrick Weston, Magie Guy, Jacob Sheedy, Michelle Donaldson, Abby Spedding, Helen Payne, Sherrill Bond, Dianne Chillingsworth, Judy Parry, Riley Sheedy, Debra Williams.

Patrick Weston, Magie Guy, Jacob Sheedy, Michelle Donaldson, Abby Spedding, Helen Payne, Sherrill Bond, Dianne Chillingsworth, Judy Parry, Riley Sheedy, Debra Williams.

Ballarat has come away with a haul of medals for Victoria in the Australian Dragon Boat Championships.

Twelve members of Golden Dragons Ballarat Boat Club had been selected to represent the state in the national championships held in Albury. 

Competing in the states verses states competition were the under-18 team, Senior B (over 50s) squad and Senior C (over 60s) squad. 

They brought home a bronze in the under-18 relay, bronze in the Senior B mixed 20s 500-metre race and silver in the open 10s 500-metre race. 

The juniors also paddled as part of an Australian Joeys squad in the under-16 and under-18 events.

Each junior took away multiple gold and silver medals to add to their collection.

The championships is Australia’s premier Dragon Boating event.