Maryborough open water swimmer Rick Seirer is this year’s Jack Worrall medalist.
Seirer was awarded the prestigious accolade after his efforts in the water in 2016 — highlighted by his successful crossing of the English Channel — and said the medal was a fitting full stop on a remarkable adventure.
“I’m humbled to receive such a fantastic award,” Seirer said.
“It’s an amazing end to a great adventure,” he said.
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