Event : National Qualifiers 2016
Date : Friday, Saturday & Sunday 22nd, 23rd & 24th April 2016
Location : John Charles Centre for Sport, Leeds
Course : Long Course – 50 metre.
KUHSC Junior A Squad attended the Swimming National Qualifier held at Leeds John Charles Centre in April 2016, where they clinched medals galore and top place finishes.
Alex Everson, 13, enjoyed a successful weekend, his best swim being the 200m Butterfly event where he clinched Silver in the final in 2.24.31. He went on to achieve Gold and PB in the 100m Butterfly final in 107.95; 4th place and PB in 200m Freestyle final and Silver and PB in the 200m Backstroke final finishing in 2.26.99.
Megan Gray, 13, had some excellent swims starting with the 800m Freestyle where she secured 2nd place, followed by the 200m Freestyle securing Gold in the final in 2.13.26. Another great swim came in the 100m Freestyle final achieving Gold in 1.02.28.
Lily Hawkard, 14, best race of the weekend came in the girls 100m Butterfly where she took Silver and PB in the final in 108.95. Lily achieved PB’s and qualified for finals in 5 more events including 200m IM and 100m Backstroke coming in 3rd place in both events.
Molly Green, 12, had some great swims including the 200m Butterfly wiping a massive 16 seconds off her PB, as well as a 2 second PB in 100m Butterfly and further PB in 50m Breaststroke.
Ellie Hextall, 13, swam exceptionally well in the 200m Freestyle achieving LC PB and coming in 2nd place. A second Silver medal was claimed in 100m Freestyle.
Frances Luckup, 14, secured a well-deserved 2 second PB after a strong swim in 100m Freestyle coming in 7th place as well as taking 7th place in 100m Backstoke final.