London Region Winter Championships


The Bromley team had a fantastic weekend at the London Winter Championships. With just two age groups- Junior (16/u) and Senior (17+) a lot of our swimmers were competing well out of age, and yet we made finals appearances 43 times and finished with 10 podium positions!


Crowned champions were Matthew Rogers (17) who took Gold in the 200m Breaststroke and Eliza Powell (13) in the 50m Breaststroke. Both swimmers also took Silver medals in the 100m Breaststroke and Eliza finished 5th in the 200m Breaststroke.


Joe Dobb (17) was also crowned London Champion in the 1500m Freestyle with a Silver in the 400m Freestyle and 5th place finish in the 100m Freestyle.


Imogen Meers (15) swam a full on programme all weekend and made 6 finals as well as achieving a further Winter Nationals qualifying time in the 200m Backstroke. Imogen finished 2nd in the 50m Backstroke, 3rd in the 200m Backstroke and 200m IM, as well as achieving finalist positions in the 50m Freestyle (4th), 50m Butterfly (7th) and 100m Freestyle (10th).


Pravin Mahendrakumar (14) claimed a Silver in the 200m Breaststroke, and also made it through to the finals of the 50m and 100m Breaststroke finishing 8th and 4th respectively.

Ellen Scholes (19) also took to the podium with a 2nd place finish in the 50m Breaststroke, as well as a 4th in the 100m Breaststroke and 10th in the 100m Butterfly.


Also making it through to finals were:

Tamryn Van Selm (13) (4th 200m Free, 6th 400m IM, 7th 100m Free), Emma Van Selm (14) (8th 50 Free, 8th 100m Free), Annabel Smith (14) (7th 50m Back), Alexia Jackson (14) (8th 50m Back), Tom Woolley (14) (7th 100m Free, 7th 50m Free),  Abby Ashworth (15) (8th 50m Br/s, 9th 100m Br/s), Hannah O’Flynn (15) (6th 200m IM, 7th 100m & 200m Fly), Emily Norris (16) (5th 200m IM, 6th 400m IM, 7th 100m Br/s), Alex Mason (17) (7th 100m Back, 9th 200m Back), Felix Haslam (17) (4th 50m Back, 6th 100m Back, 8th 50m & 100m Fly).


Congratulations to all our swimmers above as well as well as the following swimmers for achieving PBs and representing our team: Alicia Corver, Ben Bello-Mendoza, Ben Coe, Ed Sellar, Ella Follis, Jack Billings, Jacob Gaskell, Lauren Fraser, Maddie Follis, Rae Straupenieks, Richard Knight and Siobhan Chou.


Great work team!