Max Morgan – Junior Performance 2 squad – has become a double British Champion at the Speedo British Summer Championships 2022 held at Ponds Forge , Sheffield 22-28 July .
Max won gold in both 50 and 100 breaststroke events in the boys 13/14 years age group in absolutely outstanding times of 30.76 and 1.07.35 respectively – the latter being the new London Boys Junior Long Course Record !
He also took a silver in 200 breaststroke in a great time of 2.29.89 finishing his first ever championships at national level with three medals out of three events he qualified for .
It goes without saying that the times swam by Max’s are his PB’s as well as WSC new Club Records in the boys 14 years age group .
Max’s performance was nothing short of perfection , he has shown amazing racing skills and psychological maturity throughout the Championships and proved that with the right attitude , dedication and commitment in your every day training tasks you can achieve excellence !
Well done Max – huge congratulations !!!
Last weekend – 9/10 July – our swimmers from all squads competed at Sutton & Cheam meet held at Westcroft Leisure Centre .
Despite scorching temperatures , both outdoor and indoor , we had a great meet with 126 PB’s , 5 new Club Records and 50 medals : 18 gold – 14 silver – 18 bronze .
Huge congratulations to Edward Henwood from Junior Performance 2 squad – who single – handedly won 5 gold medals and set 2 new Club Records in the 13 years age group in 50 and 100m butterfly events in outstanding times of 29.66 and 1.04.73 respectively !
Other Club Records were set by :
Ginevra Longo – 9 years age group – JP1 squad – in 100 backstroke in a time of 1.26.05
Giles Cunningham – 17 & over age group – SD squad – in 50 backstroke in a time of 28.39
Oliver Cunningham – 15 years age group – JP2 squad – in 50 backstroke in a time of 29.91
Our medallists were :
Virgile Alexandre – 8 , Rahul Bansal – 5 Olivia Hill – 4 , Giles Cunningham – 4 , Zoya Kalisvaart – 4 ,Tane Dyce – Crichlow -4 , Oliver Cunningham – 3 , Ernest Hill – 3 , Ana Lane – 3 , Ginevra Longo -2 , Austen Gamble – 2 , Ellie Perrot – 1 , Eleanor Sparkes – 1, Irene Pagni – 1
Well done to all our swimmers and a huge thank you to our officials for dedicating their free time – we would not be able to compete without you !
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 !