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Club Champs - Session 4
Session 4 finished Sunday with 105 swimmers taking part, the highest of the championships. Highlights included a fantastic 156 PB's or first official times with Daniel Harrison adding 3 more to his total ensuring he recorded a PB in all 11 events. Particular praise also goes to Lewis Elliston whose 56.62 in the 17+ 100m freestyle broke a championship record that had stood for 17 years. Special mentions also go to Callum Cox, Daniel Harrison, Lewis Elliston, Charles Sinclair and Annabel Readman who all recorded consideration times for next year's Herts County Championships. It should be noted also that it was Annabel's first County time since she's been with the club. With the racing complete the points competition was decided with Amy Liddiard victorious in the beginners category with 3 1st place finishes and 19 points; Victoria Hutchins in first place in the junior category after winning 3 events and scoring 19 points while Anne Vanner was victorious in the seniors with victories in 5 of the 7 trophy events and scoring 17 points. For these and all other championship related info. login to the member's area and view PB related details under the galas panel and full results under the Championships panel.
Club Champs - Session 3
With the championships three quarters complete, session three highlights included 56 PBs or official first recorded times and a new Championship record from Callum Cox in the U12 50m butterfly (37.93). Special mention also goes to Daniel Harrison who is now the only swimmer to have recorded PBs in all 8 events entered. Other noteworthy swims came from Archie Rann, Callum Cox, Sidney Thompson, Daniel Harrison and Charles Sinclair who all recorded consideration times for next year's Herts County Championships with particular praise going to Sidney Thompson whose 50m butterfly was 0.33 seconds away from a County Qualifying time, the closest of the night. After three days the points competition in all categories is still close with Amy Liddiard leading the beginners category with 2 wins and 10 points; Daniel Harrison just ahead of Victoria George in the junior category both with 2 victories but with Daniel ahead by 11 points to 9 while Louis Cripps just maintains his lead in the seniors with 3 victories and 15 points closely followed by Charles Sinclair with 3 victories and 14 points and Anne Vanner with 3 victories and 12 points. For these and all other championship related info. login to the member’s area and view PB related details under the galas panel and full results under the Championships panel.
Programmes for week 2 of championships now available and can be printed from the the Championships panel in the members section of the website.
Club Champs - Session 2
Session 2 of this years club championships completed Sunday with fantastic attendance and outstanding performance including 120 PBs or official times for first time swims. 8 swimmers: Amy Liddiard, Victoria Hutchins, Zoe Van Maanenberg, Ellie Sunderland, Annabel Readman, Archie Rann, Sidney Thompson and Daniel Harrison recorded 3 PBs with Zoe and Daniel now having a maximum 6 PBs from the first two days. 5 more new championship records were recorded from Alice Field and Daniel Harrison in the U14 100m breaststroke, Thomas Liddiard in the U12 100m breaststroke and Amy Liddiard and Charles Sinclair in the 9Yr and 17+ 50m breaststroke respectively. Sunday also saw 4 boys (Archie Rann, Daniel Harrison, Lewis Elliston, Charles Sinclair) and 2 girls (Claire Matthews, Alice Field) each record 2 consideration times for next years Herts County Championships. Special mention goes to Archie Rann whose 100m breast was just 0.22 seconds away from a County Qualifying time, the closest of the night. After two days, points have now been scored in all categories with Amy Liddiard and Emilio Ballard-Matthews (beginners category) tied in first place with 5; Daniel Harrison now in an outright lead in the junior category with 2 wins and 8 points with Sidney Thompson close behind on 1 win and 8 points while Louis Cripps leads the seniors with 2 wins and 10 points with Charles Sinclair and Rye Grover on 1 win and 9 points. For all other championship related info. click here.