WSC swimmers had another successful meet with tons of PB’s , 3 new Club Records and 18 medals following the NUEL National Qualifier Open held last weekend at the LAC , Stratford .
Special mentioning must go to Edward Henwood ( 13 years age group , Junior Performance 2 squad ) who – single – handedly – won 10 medals : 5 golds – in 200 back , 200 freestyle and all three butterfly events – the 200 , the 100 ,and the 50m events , 3 silver – in 50 free , 400 IM and 100 back , and 2 bronze – in 100 free and 50 back .
In addition to that tally Edward set new Club Record in 50 fly event in an excellent time of 30.41 !
Our other medallists were :
Max Morgan ( 14 years age group , Junior Performance 2 squad ) : 2 golds – in 100 brst and 200 IM , and a silver in 100 free
Olivia Hill ( 16 years age group , Senior Performance squad ) : a silver in 400 free and 3 bronze – in 100 fly , 1500 and 800 free – the last in a new Club Record time of 9:54.26
Virgile Alexandre ( 16 years age group , Senior Performance squad ) : a bronze in 400 freestyle event and a new Club Record in 50 fly event in a time of 29.41
Well done to all our swimmers and a huge thank you to our officials .
Let’s keep up the good work ahead of the next meet and Summer British and National Championships !!!
Well done to Olivia Hill – Senior Performance squad – for winning a bronze medal and setting up a new Club Record in the girls 16 years age group 400 IM event in a time of 5:28.32 at SE London Youth Summer Championships held over last weekend at the London Aquatic Centre , Stratford !
What a weekend we had to wrap up the London Summer Championships 2022 held at the London Aquatic Centre – the home pool of the 2012 Olympics .
Two Club Records , two gold , two bronze medals and many finals were added to WSC success !
Max Morgan – 14 years old age group – completed a breaststroke ” hat – trick ” by winning both the 50 and the 100m events in respective times of 31.81 and 1.08.42 – the latter being an absolutely outstanding time and the new Club Record !
Edward Henwood – 13 years age group – added three medals to the overall tally – having swam a perfect race in both 200m events – a fantastic gold in 200 butterfly in a time of 2.30.80 and two bronzes – in 200 backstroke in a time of 2.36.04 and 50 butterfly in a new Club Record time of 30.44 !
Our team of six boys – Max Morgan , Edward Henwood , Ernie Hill , Rahul Bansal , Jake Backshall and Bastiano Atti – exceeded all expectations and ranked WSC 8th out of 28 clubs in London Region .
We have once again punched above our weight to show the quality of swimming our Club represents !
Let’s keep up the good work towards the Summer British and National Championships .
WSC swimmers had a very promising start to the SE London Summer Championships 2022 held over last weekend at K2 Leisure Centre , Crawley .
Our Age Group ( 11- 14 years old ) boys’ team – small but what proved to be extremely strong – have had some fantastically fast swims which resulted in one new Club Record and 4 medals :
Ernie Hill ( 13 years age group ) – GOLD in 1500 free and SILVER in 800 free events
Edward Henwood ( 13 years age group ) – SILVER in 100 fly in an excellent time of 1.07.64
Max Morgan ( 14 years age group ) – GOLD in 200 breaststroke in an absolutely outstanding time of 2.35.03 – a new Club Record !
Fifth medal was added by Olivia Hill ( 16 years age group ) who won silver in the 1500 free event .
The boys also made finals in the following events :
Edward in 200 and 400 IM , Ernie in 400 IM and Max in 200 IM and 100 freestyle .
Well done everyone !!!