100 PB’s , 59 medals ( 18 GOLD – 23 SILVER – 18 Bronze ) and 1 Club Record was the overall result at The Royals Autumn Meet held over last weekend 20/21st November at the Elmbridge Xcel Leisure Complex .
We had a great weekend of 100 – literally – PB’s tumbling and some great performances delivered by all !
Huge congratulations to Edward Henwood from JP1 squad for breaking ( his own ) the boys 12 years old Club Record in 100 Butterfly in an excellent time of 1.12.90 !
Our medallists were :
Olivia Hill ( 14 years age group ) – SP squad 4 gold – 3 silver – 2 bronze
Edward Henwood ( 12 years age group ) – JP1 squad 4 gold – 2 bronze
Ernie Hill ( 12 years age group ) – JP1 squad 3 gold – 4 silver – 2 bronze
Isaac Gamble ( 15 years age group ) – SP squad 2 gold – 1 bronze
Elliott Hampton ( 16&over ) – SP squad 1 gold – 3 silver – 2 bronze
Jake Backshall ( 12 years age group ) – JP1 squad 1 gold – 2 silver – 1 bronze
Mia Coles ( 15 years age group ) – JP2 squad 1 gold – 3 silver
Camilla Sutton ( 12 years age group ) – JP1 squad 1 gold – 1 silver – 1 gold
Pietro Marzeglia ( 11 years age group ) – JP1 squad 1 gold
Virgile Alexandre ( 15 years age group ) – SP squad 4 silver – 1 bronze
Josh Astbury ( 15 years age group ) – SP squad 1 silver – 3 bronze
Jack Clements ( 15 years age group ) – JP2 squad 1 silver – 2 bronze
Noah Hagberg ( 14 years age group ) – JP2 squad 1 silver – 1 bronze
Stuart Baritsch ( 16&over ) – SP squad 1 bronze
Well done to everyone who competed and keep up the good work – the season has only just started !
Huge thank you to our officials for giving up their weekend and supporting our swimmers and the Club by helping to run the meet smoothly and efficiently .
Last weekend – 6/7th November our Performance squads swimmers took part in the London Region Winter Championships held at the London Aquatic Centre , Stratford .
Huge congratulations to everyone who qualified and raced !
We had some really great swims with 29 new PB’s achieved and 6 new Club Records which were set by our youngest swimmers – three by Astrid Facius (girls 12 years age group ) and three by Max Morgan ( boys 13 years age group ) .
Both Astrid and Max not only broke Club Records but also made finals in most of their events in the Junior 15&under age group despite being only 12 and 13 respectively .
Astrid set the Club Records in 50 and 100 backstroke events in times of 31.97 and 1:08.07 respectively and 100 IM in a time of 1:13.10.
Max set a ” hat – trick ” in all breaststroke events : 50m in a time of 32.02 , 100m in a time of 1:09.48 and 200m in a time of 2:35.31.
These are absolutely outstanding times so huge well done to Astrid and Max !!!
Two new Club Records were set at the last Long Distance event – the 1500 freestyle – of our Club Championships .
Ernie Hill – from JP1 squad set a new record in the boys 12 years old age group in a time of 19.15.55 and his sister Olivia – from SP squad in the girls 15 years old age group in a time of 18.38.12
Well done to the Hills !!!
Well done to everyone who raced last weekend at the 1st round of this season’s Arena League which was back after it’s break for the last 18 months !
Our swimmers set 24 new PB’s – not an easy task when racing just the clock .
Huge congratulations to Edward Henwood for breaking a Club Record in the boys 12 years age group 100 butterfly event in an excellent time of 1.13.32 !
Great effort by all swimmers and officials ; let’s keep up the good work for next rounds scheduled for 13th November and 11th December .