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DORSET ASA COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 1500M FREE - 27 JANUARY 2019

Summary

  • 1st place - Senior Girls & Junior Girls (Alex P)
  • 2nd place - Junior Boys (Finley C)
  • 3rd place - Senior Boys (Jack C)
  • 2 new Club Records (15 yr old girls & Junior Record) (Alex P)
  • 3 gold medals
  • 7 silver medals
  • 3 bronze medals
  • 14 out of 19 PBs

Highlights

After a phenomenal weekend for Poole Swimming Club at the Dorset County Relays, a group of 19 atheletes who competed in the first weekend of the Dorset County Championships at Dorchester continued with impressive results.  

Finley C (14 yr old boys), and Nuala O'K (17+) each stormed to first place with PBs and earning gold medals, while Alex P also secured gold and smashed the 15 yr old girls Club Record and the Junior Record.   

To add to this, Alex P earned first place for the Senior & Junior Girls, while Finley C claimed second for the Junior Boys and Jack C third for the Senior Boys. 

Earning silver medals, were Jack G (11 yr old boys), Arron H (12 yr old boys), Xavi W (13 yr old boys), Jack C (15 yr old boys), Tilly M (13 yr old girls) and Aimie Q (15 yr old girls), each with solid PBs and Fern D (17+) also earning silver. 

Indeed, Jack G and Tilly M had the strongest percentage improvement of our boys and girls competing, respectively, with 7.68% and 5.80%.

Claiming bronze medals were Louis D (16 yr old boys) and for the girls, with PBs, Lucy S (15 yr old girls) and Charis W (16 yr old girls).

Congratulations on their performances also go to Kieran D, Sheila M, Molly G, Abbi S, Tia P and Merry B.

Commenting on the day's racing, Coach Jan said "There were some really good swims all round and some excellent PBs" 

Thank you to all of our coaches, and to all of the officials, supporters, volunteers and athletes without whom this would not have been possible.