Chard and District Swimming Club stage superb gala

PUBLISHED: 20:33 23 July 2013 | UPDATED: 20:33 23 July 2013

Chard and District Swimmer of the Month for June Joss Copeman

Chard and District Swimmer of the Month for June Joss Copeman

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Chard Swimming Club held their third Club Gala of the year at Flamingo Pool in Axminster last week, writes Hannah Pullinger.

Over seventy swimmers ranging from seven to 16 years took part.

Some excellent swims at the Gala secured a Silver Speed Badge for Leo Kindred and Oliver Rodger, both swimming in the 12 year age group, in the 50m freestyle for swimming under 36 seconds for the first time.

There were also Somerset County qualifying times achieved at the Gala. (Regional and National qualifying times cannot officially be achieved at this level of competition).

At the start of the Gala special presentations of Junior League badges were made for appearances at these league galas.

Yellow badges for three galas were won by Abigail Greenslade, Harriet Copeman, Briana Barrand, Millie Downes, Leonie Housham, Moli Riley, Baylei Callow, Abi Morgan. Daniel Humphries, Jamie Porter, Louis Rood, Oliver Rodger. Red badges for six galas were won by Daisy Brett, Eden McDonald, Imogen Waterhouse, Bea Brett, Joss Copeman, Oliver Bright, Leo Bonning, Michael Moulding, and Blue badges for nine galas were won by Megan Herbert, Xanthe Dyer, Jess Fowler, Ben Greenslade and Simon Davis. Henry Taswell and Abi Bonning will both receive special Junior League medals for representing the club at the maximum number of galas during their time in the junior squad.

The Swimmer of the Month trophies were also presented to 13-year-old Elisha Hawkins on achieving her first national qualifying time in the 200m breaststroke, and to 11 year old Joss Copeman for the most progress points during June. Thanks to June Turner Head Coach for making these presentations.

Gala results:

Eight and under events;

Boys 25m breaststroke: 1, Freddie Coles, 2, Sebastian Madge, 3, Jack Morgan

Boys 25m backstroke: 1, Freddie Coles, 2, Noah Payne, 3, Sebastian Madge

Girls 25m freestyle: 1, Esme Huntley, 2, Jasmine McAuley, 3, Jasmine McAuley

Girls 25m butterfly: 1, Jasmine McAuley, 2, Esme Huntley, 3, Catherine Webb

Girls 50m backstroke:

Open: 1, Melissa Hanson, 2, Tessa Down, 3, Lauren Harrison

13/14 Years: 1, Hope Horsfield, 2, Susan Ross, 3, Elisha Hawkins

12 Years: 1, Jess Fowler, 2, Jasmine Voysey, 3, Ella Hawkins

11 Years: 1, Xanthe Dyer, 2, Baylei Callow 3, Megan Herbert

10 Years: 1, Eden McDonald, 2, Harriet Copeman, 3, Phoebe Clarke

9 Years: 1, Abi Greenslade, 2, Millie Downes, 3, Mia Huntley

Boys 50 m breastroke

Open: 1, Joe Spurway, 2, Jay Kindred, 3, Jamie Pullinger

13/14 Years: 1, Iain Ross, 2, Ben Greenslade, 3, Tom Simpson

12 Years: 1, Leo Kindred, 2, Henry Taswell, 3, Oliver Rodger

11 Years: 1, Joss Copeman, 2, Michael Moulding, 3, Oliver Agathocleous

10 Years: 1, Louis Rood, 2, Will Hawkins, 3, Jamie Porter

9 Years: 1, Joe Shrubb, 2, Cole Dickinson, 3, Niall Beauchamp

Girls 200 nreaststroke

Open: 1, Tessa Down, 2, Melissa Hanson, 3, Lauren Harrison

13/14 Years: 1, Elisha Hawkins, 2, Abi Bonning, 3, Florence Swan

12 Years: 1, Jess Fowler, 2, Jasmine Voysey, 3, Abi Morgan

11 Years: 1, Xanthe Dyer, 2, Megan Herbert, 3, Helen Underwood

10 Years: 1, Eden McDonald 2, Phoebe Clark

9 Years: 1, Abi Greenslade, 2, Millie Downes, 3, Briana Barrand

Boys 200 freestyle

Open: 1, Luke van den Barselaar, 2, Joe Spurway, 3, Ben Fowler

13/14 Years: 1, Lewis Pearson, 2, Iain Ross

12 Years: 1, Henry Taswell, 2, Leo Kindred, 3, Simon Davis

11 Years: 1, Joss Copeman

10 Years: 1, Louis Rood, 2, William Hawkins

9 Years: 1, Cole Dickinson, 2, Joe Shrubb

Girls 100 freestyle

Open: 1, Melissa Hanson, 2, Tessa Down, 3, Lauren Harrison

13/14 Years: 1, Elisha Hawkins, 2, Susan Ross, 3, Hope Horsfield

12 Years: 1, Jess Fowler, 2, Abi Morgan, 3, Millie Shrubb

11 Years: 1, Xanthe Dyer, 2, Baylei Callow, 3, Helen Underwood

10 Years: 1, Eden McDonald, 2, Harriet Copeman, 3, Phoebe Clark

9 Years: 1, Abi Greenslade, 2, Millie Downes, 3, Briana Barrand

Boys 100 backstroke

Open: 1, Ben Fowler, 2, Oliver Bilbie, 3, Joe Spurway

13/14 Years: 1, Lewis Pearson, 2, Iain Ross, 3, Ben Greenslade

12 Years: 1, Henry Taswell , 2, Simon Davis, 3, Leo Kindred

11 Years: 1, Joss Copeman, 2, Michael Moulding

10 Years: 1, Jamie Porter

9 Years: 1, Cole Dickinson, 2, Joe Shrubb

Boys 100 individual medley

Open: 1, Joe Spurway, 2, Ben Fowler 3, Oliver Bilbie

13/14 Years: 1, Lewis Pearson, 2, Iain Ross

12 Years: 1, Henry Taswell, 2, Leo Kindred, 3, Simon Davis

11 Years: 1, Joss Copeman, 2, Michael Moulding

10 Years: 1, Louis Rood, 2, Jamie Porter

9 Years: 1, Cole Dickinson, 2, Joe Shrubb

Girls Novice 25m 1, Mia Huntley, 2, Abbie Herbert, 3, Florence McConnell

Girls Novice 50m 1, Sarah Underwood, 2, Xanthe Dyer, 3, Abi Morgan

Boys Novice 25m 1, Cole Dickinson, 2, Freddie Coles, 3, Joe Shrubb

Boys Novice 50m 1, Leo Kindred, 2, Oliver Rodger, 3, Simon Davis

Anyone interested in joining Chard & District Swimming Club please contact the web-site www.chardswimming.org.uk


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