Northampton Winter Festival Meet
Big well done to all the swimmers who competed at the Corby East Midlands International Pool. Only a small flock of Seagulls flew up to swim over the weekend ?.
Miles ? Ward and Bethan O’Hara shared the medals between them… ?? two a piece!
Bethan won a Bronze in the 100m Butterfly in a race where she raced Hannah Miley, double Gold medalist at the Commonwealth games and Olympic hopeful next year. In the last race of her weekend she took Silver in the 200m Breaststroke. O’Hara also came home with new personal best swims in the 800m Freestyle, taking off 22 seconds. In the 400m Individual Medley slicing off a second to go 5.16.95 and likewise in the 400m Freestyle swimming 4.37.63. Top Notch ✌!
Miles bagged two Bronze medals, one in the 400m Freestyle with a 5 second long course PB swimming 4.50.99. The second came in the 200m Butterfly in a time of 2.44.00, a second off his previous best. ‘100’ also took off a huge chunk in the 1500m taking off 15 seconds 18.47.76. Again in the Freestyle event Miles smashed 5 seconds off, going 4.50.99. Wicked from Ward ?!
‘Insane’ Isaac Ellis swam 5 long course personal best swims in Corby. He took two seconds off in his 100m Freestyle 1.10.25, likewise in the 100m Backstroke 1.21.16. In the 100m Butterfly he sliced of 1 second to go a 1.19.41 In the last 100m race the Breaststroke he again secured a 1 second personal best, 1.35.43. The 5th and final personal best of the weekend came in the 200m Freestyle where he went 2.32.79 taking off three seconds. Well done Isaac, good weekend of racing.
Taylor ‘Swift’ Eeles travelled up for the one event and went a personal best in the 50m Freestyle 28.84. Thumbs up ?!
Poppy Cordell-Thompson also travelled up for the one event and swimming a new personal best in a time of 33.75 for the 50m Freestyle. Good Girl ?!