Posted : Wed 8th Feb 2017
A group of 17 swimmers and 8 relay teams competed at the first round of the Essex Age Group CHampionships a Basildon Sporting Village. The Competition was held in a 50m Olympic standard pool; facililities included Olympic Standard diving blocks and backstroke ledgers. The club are presently raising money to update their own equipment; in order to maximise their swimmers performance at these events. The club are looking for local business sponsors....Can you help?
The Swimmers all enjoyed the competition, the opportunity to compete in a 50m pool and for some it was their first experience. Personal bests, regional qualifying times and age group placings were achieved.
Katherine Daynes -6th in the 15 year 200m breastsroke
Sasha Hutchison - 7th in the 17 year & over 200m breaststroke
Eloise Conway - 6th in 17 year & over 100m backstroke and 8th in 17 year and over 100 butterfly
Ole Mills - 8th in 17 year & over 40mm freestyle, 6th in 200 IM and 3rd in 100m breaststroke
Kai Adams - 7th in 17 year & over 100m backstroke
The swim of the day cam from Ole Mills who finished 4th in the 100m breastroke, making the championship final Ole managed to achieve a podium place finishing 3rd.
Angelina Krishnan, Eloise Conwa, Esme Scott, Grace Rush, Jodie Root, Kai Adams, Katherine Daynes, Lewis Archer, Ole mills, Robert Brown, Rose Vinter, Sam Johnson, Sasha Hutchison, Thomas Lock, Amber Pryor, Sophie Andrews, Emma Southgate, Louis Dove, Jack Weaver, William Gerrard, Thomas Nicholls, Lewis Craig, Robert Lock, Rachel Alexander, Abbi Stoney, Isabella Ottevanger, Iona Bradbury, Olivia Vinter, Molly Gerrard, Lucy Tyson, Jamie Hall, Harry Salmon, Ben Styman - Heighton, Harry Salmon and Isaac Hayes.