Top English Swimmer keeps workout going at Tilligerry Aquatic Centre News Of The Area Sport Tilligerry Peninsular by News Of The Area - Modern Media - January 2, 2019 Lapping it up – Madai maintaining her fitness at the Tilligerry Aquatic Centre. VISITING elite English swimmer Madai Barnaby finds the outdoor Australian pools ‘great!’ Modern Media: Advertise with News Of The Area and you get your ad in 1) in Print, 2) on the News Website (like this ad), and 3) on our Social Media news site. A much more efficient way to advertise. Reach a HUGE audience for a LOW price TODAY! Call us on 02 4983 2134. Or firstname.lastname@example.org Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE The Brighton teenager who trains ten times weekly in two hour sessions said that all pools in England were indoors and that the feeling of being outside in Australia was liberating. To keep at the top of her game, she was found at the Tilligerry Aquatic Centre for her daily workouts while staying with friends at Mallabula. Madai is climbing the rankings in England for the 50m breaststroke. “I’ve just spent two months in Fiji doing volunteer work for ‘Think Pacific’, a UK based aid group,” she said. “Tutoring local children in literacy and numeracy was interesting and rewarding,” she added. “I’ll spend the rest of my gap year touring the coast of Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland,” Madai said. “After that I plan to study Chemistry or Pharmacology at University.” Madai said that coping with the Australian Summer heat was a problem and seemed amazed that the solar heaters for the Aquatic Centre were turned off for most of the warmer months.