Axminster swimmers in fine form
PUBLISHED: 11:27 14 December 2010
Many local youngsters from Chard and District Swimming Club took part in the recent Exeter City Level 3 Open Meet held at the Pyramid Pool.
Chard swimmers dominated, with many top three positions, achieving six new club records and a numerous amount of South West Regional Qualifying/consideration times.
Jake Hallam, in the 14 years age group, had five wins with two SWRQTs, two SWRCTs and two new 14 years and under club records.
Abigail Dare, 13, got two SWRQTs winning the 50m backstroke (32.82) and second in the 200m I/M(2-38.81). She amassed four more wins with SWRCTS in two backstroke events, the 100m freestyle and 50m butterfly.
Luke van den Barselaar, 15, was also on good from with three wins, with a SWRCT of (2-05.88) in the 200m Freestyle and wins in the 100m butterfly and 100m I/M. In the 100m Freestyle he obtained a SWRCT of 57.59 and two SWRQTs in the 200m backstroke (2-20.41) and 50m backstroke (29.58) with two seconds.
Jamie Pullinger, 12, got two SWRQTs winning the 100m Backstroke (1-17.16) and 200m Backstroke (2-43.47) finishing third. Jamie also took part in the 50m freestyle and 100m freestyle coming in fifth place, whilst sister Hannah Pullinger, 14, also came out on top in her age group, She obtained four SWRcts in the 50m freestyle (29.05), 100m freestyle (1-02.40), 200m freestyle (2-17.09) and 100m breaststroke (1-23.45).
Lauren Harrison, 13, secured her second SWRCT in the 200m backstroke (2-41.00) finishing third, Lauren was second in the 200m freestyle, third in the 100m freestyle and 100m backstroke, and sixth in the 200m I/M.
Charlie Kendall, 10, bagged three wins in the 50m breaststroke, 50m backstroke and 100m I/M, coming second in the 200m freestyle and 200m backstroke.
Ben Fowler, 14, won the 100m backstroke and was second in the 200m backstroke and 200m freestyle and fourth in the 100m freestyle Tamsin Edge, 10, won the 50m breaststroke and was second in the 200m breaststroke and sixth in the 50m butterfly. Ryan Adair, 10, won the 50m butterfly, second in the 100m I/M, third in the 50m breaststroke and 50m backstroke and fourthin the 50m freestyle.
Bea Brett, 10, was third in the 50m backstroke and 50m butterfly, fourth in the 200m backstroke, fifth in the 100m I/M. Susan Ross, 11, was third in the 50m freestyle and fourth in the 200m freestyle, 200m backstroke and 200m I/M and fifth in the 50m and 100m backstroke, 100m I/M/ and sixth in the 50m butterfly.
Iain Ross, 11, was third in the 200m breaststroke, fourth 50m freestyle and 100m I/Medley, fifth in the 200m I/M and sixth in the 200m freestyle and 50m breaststroke. Jay Kindred, 13, came third in the 50m and 100m breaststroke and fifth in the 100m I/M. Paul Harrison, 11, was third in the 200m backstroke and sixth in the 50m backstroke.
Daniella Edge, 11, was fourth in the 50m butterfly, fifth in the 200m butterfly and sixth in the 50m freestyle, 50m breaststroke and 50m Backstroke.
Leo Kindred, 9, was fourth in the 200m freestyle. Abigail Bonning, 10, and Lewis Pearson, 11, also took part with some good personal best times obtained throughout the day.
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