Chard swim success
PUBLISHED: 10:00 22 April 2009 | UPDATED: 23:24 15 June 2010
Chard and District Swimming Club are celebrating successes in the Avalon Meet which was held early in April at Millfield School, Street.
Chard and District Swimming Club are celebrating successes in the Avalon Meet which was held early in April at Millfield School, Street. Top positions gained throughout the weekend saw Chard finish top club out of 44 participating teams. Chard ended up with 486.5 points - more than double the amount collected by any of the other teams.These local swimmers contributed to the overall outcome with impressive individual results as follows:Luke Van Den Barselaar was one of many who produced impressive swims as he achieved two South West Counties qualifying times in the 100m freestyle: 1-03-02 and the 200m backstroke: 2-35-64. Jamie Pullinger achieved a South West Counties qt of 3-04-62 in the 200m backstroke whilst Jake Hallam improved on his previous South West Counties qt for the 100m fly: 1-09-62 and was 0.19 seconds out of the time needed to qualify for the 100m breaststroke. Also, Jack Fish achieved a SWC consideration time for the 50m freestyle: 26-43. Hannah Pullinger narrowly missed out in the 100m freestyle as she was only 0.50 seconds away from a SWC qt.l Congratulations go to Paul Harrison who achieved his Silver speed badge for the 50m freestyle with a time of 35-69.ResultsJade Hawkins (6th) 50m Breaststroke , Elsie Emery: (1st) - 200m Freestyle, 100m Breaststroke ( 2nd) - 200m Breaststroke, 100m Butterfly( 10 years and under club record : 1-30-09)(3rd) - 50m Freestyle. (4th) 100m Freestyle ( 10 years and under club record : 1-13-87) Lauren Harrison : (3rd) 200m Fly (5th) 200m Freestyle (6th) 100m Freestyle Abigail Dare : (2nd) 100m Fly, 200m Individual Medley , 200m Breaststroke(3rd) 100m Breaststroke, 50m Backstroke (4th) 50m Fly Hannah Pullinger: (2nd) 50m Breaststroke, 100m Breaststroke , 100m Backstroke ,200m Backstroke (3rd ) 50 m Backstroke 100m Freestyle , 200m Freestyle (5th) 50m Freestyle Laura Coombs: (5th) 50m Backstroke 100m Backstroke Charlie Kendall (6th) 50m Freestyle Jay Kindred (6th) 200m Breaststroke Freestyle Paul Harrison (1st) 100m Breaststroke (2nd) 200m Breaststroke (4th) 50m Freestyle, 100m Backstroke, 200m Backstroke (5th) 100m Freestyle , 200m Freestyle Jamie Pullinger (1st) 50 m Fly, 200m Individual Medley (2nd) 100m Freestyle ( 10 years and under club record : 1-17-78) 200m Freestyle, 200m Backstroke (3rd) 50m Backstroke, 100m Backstroke, (4th) 50m Breaststroke, 100m Breaststroke Luke Van Den Barselaar (1st ) 50m Freestyle , 50m Backstroke, 100m Backstroke, 200m Backstroke (2nd) 100m Freestyle , 200m Freestyle , 200m Individual Medley (4th) 50m Butterfly (6th ) 100m Breaststroke Jake Hallam (1st) 50 m Fly, 100m Fly, 100m Breaststroke, 200m Individual Medley (5th) 100m Backstroke (6th) 100m Freestyle 50m Backstroke Jack Fish (1st) 50m Freestyle, 100m Freestyle (4th) 50m Fly