City Swimmers had a successful first day at Ponds Forge with a number of personal, best, finals and medals.
First up in the Men’s Open 400 Free was Henry Offin with a start time of 4.14.91. Henry secured a good PB in the heat in 4.09.97 giving him a place in the final where he came 9th in 4.11.78.
Next was the Men’s Open 100 Breast 13/14 years with Charlie Trotman who swam a solid race in 1.11.70 giving him a place in the final where he came 6th in 1.10.82. Luca Frankhauser also in the 13/14 years also swam a great race and in the final he came 8th in 1.11.10 Sergiu Cheţe swimming in the 17/18 years swam well in the heats in 1.06.85.
In the Women’s Open 400 IM was Tilly Hansen-Hamilton who swam well in the 13/14 years in 5.12.75. Sophia Wilson won the first medal of the meet clinching a well-deserved silver with a PB in 4.53.89 in the 15 years age group. Alicia Wilson swimming in the 16 years swam a great race gaining her a place in the final where she finished 5th in 5.00.62.
The last race for City Swimmers was the Open Women’s 50 Breast. Tatiana Belongoff swimming in the 15 years age group swam a great race in the heats and won Gold in the final in a very exciting close finish in 32.21 giving City their second medal of the day. Sarah Tripp had a very good swim in the 17/18 years age group where she swam a great race gaining her a place in the final where she came 4th in 32.61. Lucy Bean swimming in the 19 years and over, swam very well getting a PB in each race and in the final Lucy came 5th in 32.43.
Well done to all swimmers!
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