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Top effort at Beverley A/B Grade Meet

posted 15 Apr 2015, 14:35 by Team Jorvik   [ updated 28 Apr 2015, 07:24 ]
Top effort from Jorvik swimmers at Beverely Meet

Team Jorvik took 21 swimmers to the inaugural Beverely Barracudas A/B grade meet and came away with over 30 medals and many personal best times. With each swimmer taking on a host of events, hefty support was provided from the balcony by parents and on poolside by swimmers alike.

Patrick Neary-Lamond competed in the 50m backstroke and 100m freestyle & breaststroke and set new best times in all event; whilst his brother Joseph competed very well in the 50m events and won two medals. Will Holmes competed in 50m freestyle and 50m breaststroke (winning a bronze medal). Sister Phoebe set best times in the 100m backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle, 50m backstroke and 50m freestyle.

Newcomer Joe Callin competed in all the 50m events, plus 200 IM and 100s backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle - leaving with all best times. Imogen Wood competed in the four 50m events and 100m breaststroke, posting 3 best times and competing in her first 100m stroke race. Aidan Fothergill achieved sizeable PBs in the 100m butterfly, 100m backstroke & 50m breaststroke, taking a gold medal in the breaststroke, a silver medal in the butterfly and a medal in the backstroke.

Joe Senior competed in 7 events, leaving with PBs in all and a silver medal. Antonia Bunyan competed in all four 100m events and 200 IM, Bunyan winning a silver medal in the latter. Zak Moorcroft took on 50 fly, free and breast and 100m in all four strokes and left with 6 PBs, 6 gold medals and a speeding ticket. Rhiannon Wood competed in 100s backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle and fly, and 50s breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly and won 2 silver medals.

Maximus Mawle raced the 50m backstroke and breaststroke where he won 6th and 5th place medals respectively. He also competed in the 100 IM and set a new PB, also winning a 5th place medal. Astrid Mawle returning from injury won a silver medal in the 50m butterfly. Maya Appleyard competed in 200 IM after recovering from injury, she also competed in 100 backstroke, freestyle and breaststroke, winning a silver medal in the freestyle. Joan Clayton won gold and a bronze medal in the 50 and 100m freestyle, and placed well in her other events.

Emily Hill competed in 100s backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle, 50 breaststroke and 200 IM. She left with gold in 100m breaststroke, silver in the 50m breaststroke and bronze in the backstroke. She also attained a speeding ticket for 100m freestyle and 5 PBs. Jess Buckton competed in the 200 IM, 100m back and free and all the 50s, and left with many best times, accompanied by a bronze medal in the freestyle and a gold in the backstroke. Georgia Kemp swum in the 200 IM, 100m backstroke and breaststroke, and the 50 free and 50 back where she won 3 bronze medals, a silver and a gold and achieved 4/5 PBs.

Amy Clark, competing in all 9 events, won a gold medal in the 100m butterfly, and took PBs in many events. Sister Fay Clark competed in 6 events and left with a medal in the 100m freestyle and all PBs, after a particularly impressive 200 IM swim.

Finally the age 11/12 team 4x50 freestyle team (Wood, Clark, Holmes, and Mawle) came 6th, whilst the age 13/14 team (Wood, Bunyan, Clayton and Buckton) came 2nd, narrowly missing first place!