Outrage at no-go lanes for women


vivienne-moxham-hallRead Illawarra Mercury

Vivienne Moxham-Hall would love to compete in the 2013 South Coast Winter Swimming Championship, but her hopes have been frozen due to a rule that excludes women.

Women are not allowed to take part in the competition because six of the eight clubs in the South Coast Winter Swimming Association have voted against women becoming members.

President Bill Steele said most of the association’s eight clubs “just weren’t interested” in expanding to include women.

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