A long hard season has culminated in Success for Abigail Lacey in the 14 yrs 50m Breaststoke event at the ASA Nationals at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.
Read the full story of Nationals Success for Abi as submitted to the county press here
Megan King also attended the national championships which is a great success to have to swimmers qualifying for this event – well done.
The swimming season for 2015/16 culminated in a very busy July for members of Seaclose Swimming Club as swimmers attended the Hampshire Development Meet, City of Southampton Summer Splash and the Clubs Championships also concluded.
Read the full report submitted to the County Press here
Well done to all the swimmers in this years champs. The final session has been completed and all results can be accessed below.
Download the 2016 champs session 1 results (28th June)
Download the 2016 champs session 2 results – 400 IM (30th June)
Download the 2016 champs session 3 results – 1500m (5th July)
Download the 2016 champs session 4 results (8th July)
Download the 2016 champs session 5 results (10th July)
Download the 2016 champs session 6 results (12th July)
Download the 2016 champs session 7 results (15th July)
Download the 2016 champs session 8 results (17th July)
Double Bronze For Megan at South East Regional Championships.
The South East Regional Swimming Championships began a month of competition during with the Youth Championships for 15 years and above being held at Portsmouth’s Mountbatten Centre. Seaclose Swimming Club had three swimmers, Megan King, Amber Backhouse and Alex Stewart who had achieved the tough qualification times.
Megan King, on her birthday weekend, had qualified in four events and in two of them achieved two fantastic Bronze Medals in the 15 years age category. Megan qualified in 3rd place for the final of the 50m Freestyle event and maintained third place in the final in a new personal best time of 28.40 sec. In the 50m Backstroke event Megan qualified 5th but improved to third place to take her medal in a time of 32.19 sec. Megan also finished 13th in the 50m Butterfly events and 14th in the 100m Backstroke event.
Amber Backhouse, in the same 15 years age group, had regained her form from two seasons ago to once again qualify for the regional championships and produced a time of 39.50 sec to finish 22nd in the 50m Breaststroke event. Alex Stewart who had qualified for the 1500m freestyle event suffered a training injury two days before the competition and had to withdraw from the event.
The Championships continue in Crawley on the 14th, 15th, 28th and 29th May with the younger 14 and under age group swimmers taking part with both Ben Curliss and Abigail Lacey from the Isle of Wight among the participants.