OAK Series

25/50m Fly & 50m Back

Two Championship records were broken this week in the 50m backstroke event of the Beau Sejour Barracudas’ Specsavers Series.

First record to fall was the 12/13 years age group mark, set by Island Games swimmer Victoria Parfit in 2006. This was broken by a technically excellent performance from Sophie Wilcox who shaved .02 off the record to post a great new personal best of 34.28.
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50m Breast and Free

Fastest times of the day in the 50m freestyle events of the Specsavers Series staged by the Beau Sejour Barracudas Swimming Club went to Max Thornton and Courtney Butcher. Proving that triathletes can also sprint, Max was surprised and delighted to produce a lifetime best of 26.41 to place first overall. Courtney looked strong too, as she just took the touch from Annalise Munro in 27.07.

Competing in the Specsavers Series for the first time, in the very youngest age group – 9 years, the honours went to Gabrielle Wilcox and Oliver Graham who recorded great times of 40.93 and 43.31 respectively.
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