Specsavers Series – 100m Breaststroke & Butterfly

Courtney Butcher and Henry Cliff recorded the fastest times of the day in the 100m breaststroke event of the Beau Sejour Barracudas’ Specsavers Series. Henry Cliff, took the honours in a lifetime best by over 5 seconds to post 1.18.89 just ahead of Jonathan Beck who touched in 1.18.99. Courtney finished in 1.21.72.

In the youngest age group 9 year olds Katherine Bolton and Oliver Russell took gold finishing in brilliant times of 1.49.56 and 1.55.10 respectively.

In the 10 year age group, it was a great win for Leanna Guille for the girls, in a time of 1.49.54.   The boy’s title went to Raif Carre who came in on 1.46.87.

Lauren Varley was also on form in the 11 year age group finishing inside her entered time to win the age group in 1.48.19.  Oliver Graham won the boys gold in 1.43.58.

Molly Staples and Jake Williams were the victors in the 12/13 age group, recording 1.30.43 and 1.30.42.

Tom Stapley continues to reap the rewards of hard work as he won the boys 14/15 age group in a huge personal best of 1.20.69.

The Masters section saw Peter Frankland finish inside the record that he holds, smashing his personal best by over 6 seconds to record 1.21.26.  Tim Lowe also set a new mark in his age group with a time of 1.22.67.  Jean Paul Duquemin and Julia Aylmer also won their respective age groups.

Fastest times in the 100m butterfly event also came from Courtney Butcher and Henry Cliff with Courtney finishing in 1.09.17 and Cliff in 1.03.32.

Despite swimming this event in the Barracuda Open Meet just a couple of weeks before, there were still big strides in personal best times occurring.

Tom Stapley won the boys 14/15 age group in 1.16.41 with Xander Graham in the 12/13 age group also securing a good time of 1.29.24.  The equivalent girl’s title going to Molly Staples in 1.20.07.

The Masters section again saw a record from Peter Frankland who finished over 4 seconds faster than his entered time in 1.14.88, with Alexis Mansell, and Jean Paul Duquemin each winning their age groups.