London Regional Youth Championships 2017

May 4, 2017

 

 

London Regional Youth Championships 2017

 

 

This weekend saw Hackney Aquatics Club head again to the iconic London Aquatics Centre for the London Regional Youth Championships. The meet saw 9 HAC swimmers, aged 15+ competing against the best swimmers in the region across 3 days with the team coming away with lots of PBS and more big improvements from the previous month at the County Championships. 

 

Across the weekend HAC swimmers competed 31 events with 10 finals and 2 medals.

 

Leading the medal charge were Lily Girardet and Zach Zeldin Steinmann.  15 year old Lily made a huge PB to get SILVER in the 200 back (2:28.52).  Zach (16) was the other HAC swimmer to win a medal with a BRONZE in the 50 back (30.00). There were also finals for Marlow DePeza Purvis who made big PBS across the weekend and Fran Beaumont.  Just missing out on the finals was Joe Freeman who had 100% PBS in his 5 races. 

 

Summary:

9 swimmers (31 events)

10 finals

2 medals (1 silver 1 bronze)

 

The team have made huge improvements from their Championships last year and now move on to the younger Age Group Championships in 2 weeks’ time where they have 12 swimmers competing.

 

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