Welsh National Championships | Worcester Swimming Club
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Following on from their performances at the West Midland Championships both have been selected to attend the West Midland regional development camps to be held in September, October and November.
Well done to you both and keep up the hard work in training. Huge thank you to all those who helped out at our weekend of bag packing at Morrisons, Lawley.
Special thanks to this lovely bunch who turned up for both days with smiles and energy aplenty. Now for the hard work of counting it all. The relay events had several age groups including a Cannon, which gave many of our swimmers the opportunity to race, relays are always fun for both swimmers and parents andWrekin are proud to say we won all relay events we entered, a big well done to all those who competed.
This is a fun and exciting race for all competing and for everyone spectating. A huge well done to those who qualified for the event and a special well done to the following, who achieved top three places and came away winning money. For Sam and Harriet this is their first time competing at this event so a huge well done to both.EISM inc. British Swimming Championships 2018 - Session Three
With the team qualifying for twenty seven different events between them this five day event should see plenty of pool action for the club. Well done to you all for achieving entry times for the Summer Nationals. On behalf of the swimmers and parents, a very big thank you to David and Rachel for their constant support, encouragement and belief in their swimmers abilities, through what can be a challenging journey at times, but also a hugely rewarding one too.
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Over the weekend there were so many new Personal Bests and medals that it was hard work keeping track. Most of the swimmers were the younger members of the club, some were managing to knock 15 seconds or more off their PB's, proving that hard work in training pays.
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Special mention to both Alannah Kay and Mason Carter for winning their age groups, along with numerous others in second and third places. Junior Coach, Rachel Reilly is very proud of all her swimmers, and the team as a whole coming away with Top Visiting Club. This year's event had a stronger representation from some of the bigger clubs in the region, with City of Birmingham and Ellesmere Titans in attendance, making it a tougher competition.
West Midland Champs competitors Eighteen of our swimmers attended the two long weekends of the Championships.
For some of our Junior members of the club, not only was this their first time competing at this level, but also their first time racing in a 50m pool.
Alannah Kay reached all three Fly finals and won Silver in the fly event. Having missed out on last year's Champs, Woody Goodall made a great come back in his Backstroke events, winning bronze in the 50m, m AND m.
Will Timmins had some fantastic heat swims, gaining some great LC PB's and qualifying for his first Champs final in the FC and finishing a credible 6th. Aron Preece swam slightly off form due to illness, however he still managed to make several finals of his events across both weekends.
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Meanwhile her sister Eve Leleux had some outstanding swims, gaining some fantastic LC PB's in many events, taking Gold in the Fly and FC and podium spots across a variety of races, Eve has put her name well in to the National rankings.
Anya Preece started the Champs off well in a nail biting Fly final, with the race decided on the finishing touch she took a well earned Silver medal, more medals were to come in the IM and FC. Both had made excellent times, but sadly Olivia was pipped by 0.
Matt returned to the fray shortly after this for his IM Final. In the Final his competitors stepped up several gears and Matt had to dig deep and fight hard. Three other swimmers went out fast and after the first three strokes butterfly, backstroke and breaststroke Matt found himself in 4th place with only the 50M Freestyle left, over 2 seconds behind the first place swimmer, Max Harris from Newport.
At this point Matt found another gear and pushed off hard after the leaders.
He swam a fantastic final length and quickly overhauled third and second places before kicking again after first place. The atmosphere was electric as Matt and Harris finished, again to the naked eye it was close to call, the scoreboard showed that Matt had been pipped by 0. Saturday saw similar results to Friday, and the pair continued their efforts.
First up was the 50M Breaststroke heats, with Matt qualifying in fourth place for the Final and Olivia putting in a huge performance to qualify for the Final in second place, only 0. Next up was the heats of the M Backstrokes, with both posting excellent swims to qualify for their Finals in second place. Next up was the heats of the M Freestyle and both swimmers again made their Finals, with Olivia qualifying in first place, whilst Matt had a tougher swim and qualified in seventh place.
In the Finals on Saturday the Worcester duo were ready again and did not disappoint the excited family and friends in the stands. In the 50M Breaststroke Matt went first and produced an excellent swim to post a significant big new PB, finishing in a strong However Olivia took to the water next and produced an exceptional swim, leading from the dive to the finish, holding off a huge challenge from Cerian Harries from Swim Gwynedd performance centre. The girls were nip and tuck all the way down the finish, with Olivia repeatedly picking her pace up to react against Harries challenge, the final touch was again exceptionally close, this time only 0.
However, on this occasion, Olivia was not to be beaten and she was crowned Welsh Champion in a time of Next up was the M Backstroke Finals.
In the boys event Matt went a full second quicker than his qualifying time, which in itself had been a PB! He touched the wall in 1. It was another strong performance.
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Olivia attacked her Final from the start and led after the first 50 metres, before being overhauled on the second length by Medi Harris again. Olivia posted a very strong time of 1. Going into the M Freestyle Finals Matt knew he would have a difficult race, having only qualified in seventh place.