Chard and District Swimming Gala

PUBLISHED: 10:00 14 April 2009 | UPDATED: 23:22 15 June 2010

Chard & District Swimming Club celebrated their second club gala at The Flamingo Pool, Axminster.

Chard & District Swimming Club celebrated their second club gala on March 28th, at The Flamingo Pool, Axminster. The high standard of competition achieved throughout the recently held Somerset Age Groups was mirrored in this local competition writes Steph Hallam. There were some brilliant performances throughout the evening, especially from the younger swimmers.Congratulations go to Charlie Kendall who obtained a Bronze Speed Badge gaining a time under 20-00 seconds for the 9 years & under 25mts freestyle novice event. Abigail Speake, Jacob Crofton and Joe Spurway, obtained Silver Speed Badges in the 50mts freestyle novice event which they received for achieving a time of under 36-00 seconds.Other notable performances were from Jessica Fowler, Bea Brett, Adam Reid, Elsie Emery and Daniel Walker, who won all of their age group races, some improving on their previous times. Throughout the evening numerous swimmers gained personal best times.Top 3 Positions were awarded to the following Swimmers:Girls 8 years & under 25m Backstroke - 1 Jessica Fowler, 2 Niamh Windmill, 3 Isabel Liddiard; 8 years & under 25m Breaststroke - 1 Jessica Fowler 2 Niamh Windmill, 3 Isabel Liddiard. Girls : 200mts Freestyle Open - Rebecca Bennett (1st) Emily Wilson (2nd ) Beckie Rutherford (3rd )13/14yrs - Hannah Pullinger (1st) Jodie Hake(2nd) Maddie Barber (3rd) 12yrs - Lauren Harrison (1st) Abigail Dare (2nd) Tessa Down (3rd) 11yrs - Elsie Emery (1st) Chloe Bryant (2nd) Lauren Van Den Barselaar (3rd) 10 years - Marsha Emery (1st) Elisha Hawkins(2nd) Susan Ross (3rd) 9 years - Bea Brett (1st) Abigail Bonning (2nd) Tamsin Edge (3rd) 100m Backstroke: Open - Saskia Osborne(1st) Beckie Rutherford(2nd) Emily Wilson(3rd ) 13/14yrs - Hannah Pullinger (1st) Jodie Hake (2nd) Laura Coombs (3rd ) 12yrs - Abigail Dare (1st) Lauren Harrison (2nd) Tessa Down (3rd) 11yrs - Elsie Emery (1st) Chloe Bryant (2nd) Lauren Van Den Barselaar (3rd) 10 years - Elisha Hawkins (1st) Susan Ross (2nd) Marsha Emery (3rd) 50mts Butterfly Open: Rebecca Bennett (1st) Beckie Rutherford (2nd) Saskia Osborne( 3rd) 13/14 years - Laura Coombs (1st) Maddie Barber (2nd) Hannah Pullinger (3rd) 12 years - Abigail Dare (1st) Lauren Harrison (2nd) Tessa Down (3rd) 11 years- Elsie Emery (1st) Tabitha Whittome(2nd) Abigail O' Leary (3rd) 10 years - Marsha Emery (1st) Elisha Hawkins (2nd) Susan Ross(3rd) 9 Years- Bea Brett(1st) Rosie Bolton (2nd) Libby Barnes (3rd) 200mts Individual Medley: Open - Rebecca Bennett (1st) Lucy Down (2nd) Beckie Rutherford (3rd) 13/14 years - Hannah Pullinger (1st) Laura Coombs (2nd) Jodie Hake (3rd) 12 years - Abigail Dare (1st) Tessa Down (2nd) Lauren Harrison (3rd) 11 years- Elsie Emery (1st) Abigail O'Leary (2nd) Lauren Van Den Barselaar (3rd) 10 years - Marsha Emery (1st) Elisha Hawkins (2nd) Susan Ross(3rd).Boys 8 years & under 25m Butterfly - 1 Leo Kindred 2 Leo Bonning, 8 years & under 25m Freestyle - 1 Henry Taswell 2 Leo Kindred, 3 Leo Bonning.Boys : 200m Butterfly Open - Jack Bradford (1st) Chris Harrison (2nd) James Rutherford (3rd ) 13/14 years - Jake Hallam(1st) Daniel Andrews(2nd) Oliver Carslake(3rd) 12yrs - Daniel Walker (1st) Jake Harvey (2nd) Ashley Lillington (3rd) 11 yrs - Jamie Pullinger (1st) Oliver Bilbie (2nd) 9 years - Adam Reid (1st) 100m Breaststroke Open - Chris Harrison (1st) James Rutherford (2nd) Jonathan Crees (3rd) 13/14yrs - Jake Hallam (1st) Wilf Gosden (2nd) Jamie Spiller (3rd) 12yrs - Daniel Walker (1st) Jay Kindred (2nd) Jake Harvey (3rd) 11 years - Paul Harrison (1st) Jamie Pullinger (2nd) Sam Minson (3rd) 10 years - Lewis Pearson (1st) Iain Ross (2nd) Lewis Evans (3rd) 50m Backstroke Open - Chris Harrison (1st) James Rutherford (2nd) Jonathan Crees (3rd) 13/14yrs - Luke Van Den Barselaar (1st) Jake Hallam (2nd) Daniel Andrews (3rd) 12yrs - Daniel Walker (1st) Jake Harvey (2nd) Nathan Roberts (3rd) 11yrs - Oliver Bilbie (1st) Jamie Pullinger (2nd) Paul Harrison (3rd) 10 yrs- Lewis Pearson (1st) Iain Ross(2nd) Barnaby Down (3rd) 9 yrs - Adam Reid (1st) Charlie Kendall(2nd) Liam Mathieson (3rd ).Girls Novice Events: 9 years & under 25mts Freestyle - Tamsin Edge (1st) Rosie Bolton (2nd) Abigail Bonning (3rd); 50mts Freestyle - Abigail Speake (1st) Lauren Van Den Barselaar (2nd) Billie Jo Dance (3rd).Boys Novice Events : 9 years & Under 25mts Freestyle - Charlie Kendall (1st) Liam Mathieson (2nd) Ryan Adair (3rd); 50mts Freestyle - Jacob Crofton (1st) Joe Spurway (2nd) Paul Harrison (3rd).Do you enjoy Swimming? Are you committed? Why not try competitive Swimming for Chard & District Swimming Club? We are currently looking for swimmers from the age of 7 upwards to train and compete with us. If you are participating in swimming lessons and would like to progress further, please visit www.Swimchard.net.

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