200m Breaststroke

Courtney Butcher and Will Russell continued to look strong in the 200m breaststroke event of the Beau Sejour Barracudas Specsavers Series recording the fastest times of the day – 2.56.61 and 2.40.20 respectively.

In the youngest age group – 9 years, Oliver Graham held on to his stroke to touch in 4.11.70 well clear of his nearest rival.   The girls’ title went to a great swim from Gabrielle Wilcox who just got the touch in 4.07.68.  She remained just ahead of Georgia Pollock who placed second in a super time of 4.08.00

In the 10 year age group Oriana Wheeler excelled winning her section by recording 3.37.32 – a personal best time by over 7 seconds and a Hampshire qualifying base time. The boys in this age group also produced some good personal bests Xander Graham emerging as the victor in 3.56.97.  Rory McKenna took the silver medal, whilst William Frankland improved by over 36 seconds to take the bronze.

Molly Staples was well clear of her nearest rival in the 11 year age group; with an excellent personal best time by over 4 seconds of 3.38.66   Jake Williams won the boys 11 years title in 3.28.00 another Hampshire County base qualifying time.

Sophie Wilcox (13 years) looked strong as she touched in 3.21.25 a personal best by over 16 seconds! Max Gill had a great swim in the boy’s 12/13 age group touching in with a time of 3.22. 85

Sophia Guille won the girls 14/15 section in 3.12.29 with Adam Ashcroft the fastest over 16 years in 2.53.22

The Masters age groups saw Alexis Mansell, Jo Winberg and Nick Moss win their respective age groups.