A number of school swimmers have recently been action at the Devon championships and their performances, across all of the strokes, has been amazing and earned them a number of gold medals and podium finishes. Special mention to Harry in Middle Fifth, Evie and James in Lower Fifth and Holly in Third Form who have all been training incredibly hard and were stand out performers.
Harry (M5) finished 1st in the 400m IM, 200m fly, 2nd in the 200IM, 1500 freestyle, 200m breaststroke and won bronze 100m breaststroke , 800m freestyle, 400m freestyle. He was awarded the U15 trophies for 400m IM and 200M fly. James (L5) came first in 50 fly, 100 fly, 200 fly, 100 freestyle, 100IM and 400IM and third in both 100 backstroke and 200 free. Evie (L5) competed in 200fly, 100 fly, 50 fly, 800 freestyle, 400 freestyle, 200 freestyle and 100 freestyle. She achieved PBs in every event she swam, achieving silver and bronze medals. She was especially proud of her 20 second PB in the 800 freestyle. Holly (3F) was crowned Devon Champion in ten separate events and has retained all her titles from last year. She is now ranked number 1 in the UK for four events including the 200IM, top 5 in the remaining events and has secured 11 qualifying times for the regional championships which will take place in April.
All look on course to qualify for the nationals in Sheffield in July, we wish them the best of luck as they aim to compete at this prestigious event.