Bunbury flocks to Koombana Foreshore for Australian Beach Games

Athletes and Bunbury residents headed to Koombana Foreshore for the Australian Beach Games on the weekend. 

The games began on Friday, with crowds enjoying the Festival area and Food Truck Carnivale.

The evening also saw athletes go head-to-head in the Aquathlon. 

On Saturday morning athletes conquered the Sufferfest Tri Series event. 

Bunbury resident and Usher Syndrome sufferer Darren Stevens completed the Half Iron Fest. 

The triathlete required three separate guides for each leg to assist with his vision and hearing impairments.  

The games wrapped up on Sunday, with Volleyball, dodgeball and Ultimate Frisbee captivating spectators. 

Throughout the weekend, athletes, family members and onlookers experienced the food, family entertainment and live music on offer. 

City of Bunbury Mayor Gary Brennan threw his support behind the event and noted its benefits for the region. 

The games take place at six beach locations in five states across Australia.

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