LIVESTREAM PRESSURE: Kaiden Ratcliff and Connor Cherry from the Biggenden Swim Club will be competing at the Gympie Gold Rush Swimming Carnival. Picture: Kathy Ratcliff.
LIVESTREAM PRESSURE: Kaiden Ratcliff and Connor Cherry from the Biggenden Swim Club will be competing at the Gympie Gold Rush Swimming Carnival. Picture: Kathy Ratcliff.

SINK OR SWIM: Swim teams to compete on live stream

AQUATIC glory and carnival qualifications are on the line for two swimming clubs from the North Burnett.

Swimmers from Biggenden and Gayndah will be a part of 300 other high calibre swimmers competing at the Gympie Gold Rush Swimming Carnival on December 7.

Kaiden Ratcliff and Connor Cherry will be representing the Biggenden squad, with the club's race secretary believing the kids will be intrigued by the event.

"Being from a small town I believe this will be very interesting for them," Mrs Ratcliff said.

"This is a preparation for other carnivals, so if they want to qualify for them, they'll be wanting to crack their times."

Sophie Doyle, Matilda Doyle, Tiffany Driver, Abigail Driver, Keira Driver and Imogen Coulson will be racing for the Gayndah Swimming Club.

Club president Jody Doyle said these members had been training consistently in the lead-up, having some members training twice a day.

"Most of them are looking ahead to the Wide Bay Carnival at Kawana Waters in March," she said.

"To compete in that particular carnival they need to achieve certain times, and our most experienced swimmers are hoping to get them."

Held at the Gympie Aquatic Recreation Centre, the event it will be live streamed on The Central and North Burnett Times website to showcase the talent in the region.

To watch the livestream, please click here.


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