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 !!!
What a fantastic ending to the Surreys !
Seven more medals were added and one Club Record was set at the last weekend of the County Championships held at the Surrey Sports Park , Guildford .
Olivia Hill ( 16 years age group ) set a new Club Record in the longest pool event – the 1500 freestyle in a time of 19:03.86 which also gave her a silver medal .
Our other medallists were :
Rahul Bansal ( 12 years age group ) GOLD in 200 fly
Ernie Hill ( 13 years age group ) SILVER in 800 free
Edward Henwood ( 13 years ) – 3 BRONZE in 100 and 200 fly and 200 IM
Max Morgan ( 14 years ) – 2 BRONZE in 200 and 400 IM
Huge congratulations to our boys who finished overall in the 8th place ( out of 22 clubs ) in the final team rankings – this was the result of the following Individual Age Group Rankings :
Max Morgan – 2nd in the 14 years age group
Edward Henwood – 4th in the 13 years age group
Ernie Hill – 5th in the 13 years age group
Rahul Bansal – 8th in the 12 years age group
WELL DONE EVERYONE and keep up the good work towards the Regional and National Championships !