01 August 2022
British National Summer Championships 2022 (Top 24 in Great Britain)
Huge congratulations to our British Nationals Summer Championship swimmers for some great PBs over the course of the competition.
PIP CINPOES qualified for the 100m Freestyle, 200m Freestyle, 400m Freestyle, 800m Freestyle, 1500m Freestyle.
The first day of the competition (22nd July) saw Pip swim in the heats of the 1500 metre Freestyle with an entry time of 17:13.57. Pip's opening swim of the competition saw him swim really well where he finished 12th in the 15 year old age group after knoking over 6 seconds off his entry time to secure a new personal best time of 17:06.66.
The second day of the competiton (23rd July) saw Pip compete in the 400m Freestyle with an entry time of 4:17.26. Despite a good swim, Pip finished in 15th place in the 15 year old age group with a time of 4:20.08.
Pip did not swim on 24th July so had a good day's rest before competing in the 100m Freestyle on 25th July. Pip had an entry time of 55.77 and finished 19th in the 15 year old age group with a time of 55.80 which was just outside his PB.
26th July gave Pip another rest day before competing in the 800m Freestyle on 27th July. Pip entered the event with a time of 8:50.41 and came 9th overall with a time of 8:50.41 which was bang on his entry time!!!
The last day of British Nationals events for Pip was 28th Juy where he was racing in the 200m Freestyole with a time of 2:02.24. Pip swam amazingly well and knocked over 2 seconds off his entry time giving him a new PB time of 1:59.98 which saw him qualify for the finals as the third fastest swimmer. The final saw Pip achieve yet another PB in the 200m Freestyle with a time of 1:59.89 and he came away in 7th place overall. A huge achievement, this makes him 7th fastest 200m Freestyle swimmer in his age group in Great Britain.
A huge well done to Pip, you have done your cub proud!
Pip will be competing in English Nationals in the 200m IM and 400m IM which starts on 5th August 2022.
JACK ROBINSON qualified to swim at British Nationals in the 50m Freestyle, 100m Freestyle and 200m Freestyle.
25th July was the 100m Freestyle where Jack had an entry time of 56.30. Jack settled in nicely and swam just outside his PB with a time of 56.52 which saw him finish in 16th place overall - i.e. 16th fastest 13 year old in the whole of Great Britain!!!
27th July saw the heats for the Boys 13/16 years 50m Freestyle. Jack entered with a fantastic time of 25.75 which saw him finish in 18th place with a time of 26.14 which was slighty slower than his PB in this event.
28th July saw Jack competing in the 200m Freestyle with an entry time of 2:06.02. Jack achieved a time of 2:09.96 which saw him finish in 23rd place.
Huge congratulations Jack!.