Hants & South Coast Invitational Meet

On Saturday 18th March a team of selected swimmers did the club proud in this annual junior meet. Competing against hosts Woking, Farnham, Haslemere, Havant & Waterlooville, Staines and Wey Valley there were some excellent performances on the night and a big haul of awards.

The event is organised by boys and girls age-group teams (ages 9, 10 and 11) with points won for race results and awards presented to top individuals in each age group, top clubs in each combined age group and top club overall.

In the age 11 100m IM Georgina Curry finished 5th in the girls event and for the boys Lucas Bradley was 4th and Noah Adams 7th, all producing big PBs.

The 50m Breaststroke event saw Toby Medley finish in 2nd place in 59.25 in the age 9 group. At age 10 Thomas Duddridge was 1st (46.76), Olivia Heap 3rd (49.05), Nancy Millar 5th and Rosie Eades and Sebastian Bleasdale 7th. At age 11 Lucas was 2nd (50.49), Emily Martin 6th and Millie Whelan 8th.

In the age 9 50m Backstroke Toby was 7th. At age 10 Thomas was 1st (40.93), Zack Henrick 2nd (42.51), Rosie 2nd (41.48), Sebastian 9th and Nancy 10th. In the age 11 event Noah Adams was 2nd (42.67), Georgina 4th, Lucas 6th, Emily 8th and Millie 9th.

In the age 10 50m Butterfly Zack was 2nd (47.08), Olivia 4th and Rosie 5th and at age 11 Georgina was 2nd (45.10) and Lucas 5th.

The freestyle event saw Toby finish 5th in the age 9 category while at age 10 Olivia was 1st (36.57), Zack 2nd (37.81) and Nancy and Sebastian both 9th. At age 11 Georgina was 3rd (37.79), Noah 7th, Emily 9th and Millie 10th.

The evening finished with freestyle relays. The girls team of Olivia, Rosie, Georgina and Millie finished 3rd in their race while the boys team of Thomas, Lucas, Noah and Zack  triumphed in 2.30.19 to finish off an excellent night of swimming.

The overall results at the end of the evening were:

  • Boys 9yrs:  Toby Medley –  5th
  • Girls 10yrs:  Olivia Heap – 2nd, Rosie Eades – 5th, Nancy Millar  – 12th
  • Boys 10yrs: Zack Henrick  – 1st, Thomas Duddridge – 7th, Sebastian Bleasdale – 10th
  • Girls 11yrs: Georgina Curry – 2nd, Emily Martin – 7th, Millie Whelan – 11th
  • Boys 11yrs:  Lucas Bradley 3rd, Noah Adams – 10th

Age 9 Combined Team – 6th

Age 10 Combined Team – 1st

Age 11 Combined Team – 1st

Top Club – 2nd overall

Well done to all the swimmers who took part, each one contributing points and each producing at least one PB.  Full Results