12 November 2017
Hitchin Swimming Club competed in the second round of the National Arena Swimming League on Saturday 11th November at Woodside Pool, Watford.
The girls 13 and under relay team, comprising Ashleigh Cooper, Freya Harwood, Megan Jones & Jasmine Brakenbury, put in impressive performances in both the 4x50m Medley Relay & 4x50m Freestyle Relay claiming first place in both events.
There was more relay success for the boys 15 and under team of Oliver Owen, Jude Gould, Daniel English & Matteo LoBiundo who also won both their 4x50 Medley Relay & 4x50 Freestyle Relay.
There were more impressive swims within the individual events with top places being claimed by Ashleigh Cooper (1st 100 back PB & 100 free PB), Freya Harwood (1st 100 fly PB), Jude Gould (100 Free & 100 breaststoke PB), Harry Jones (2nd 100 fly & 3rd 100 free PB), Jasmine Brakenbury (3rd 100 breaststoke PB), Jamie Brackston (2nd 100 back PB), Daniel English (2nd 100 fly) and Hannah Currell (2nd 100 fly).
Overall, the Hitchin team claimed third place on the night. The swimmers and coaches are now looking forward to the 3rd and final round on 9th December.