Swimmer missing in Champion Lakes

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UPDATE: Police have recovered the body of the missing man.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

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A man has gone missing after swimming in Champion Lakes.

At about 6:15pm on Thursday, police were called to the Champion Lakes Regatta Centre.

It is believed a man in his 20s failed to resurface after swimming a short distance from the shore. 

Members of the public conducted a search of the area and were unable to locate him.

Police and other emergency crews attended the scene, however despite the ongoing search he could not be located.

The man was at the facility with a family member.

Specialist divers from Water Police will be attending the location today as part of the ongoing search for the man.

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