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The 2016 County Championships officially came to a close on Wednesday evening, with the presentation of all championship medals and trophies, and Watford were well represented on the night.

Jess Williamson and Dan Ord were crowned 10/11 year old girls and boys champions, with Alexander Williams (2nd), Enzo Lim (3rd) and Charlie Taverner (7th)also making the list. Ben Green came 3rd in the 12 year old boys category, whilst Lewis Shayler and Erin O'Meara were 3rd in the 13 year old categories. Senior boys captain Harrison Lees was 7th in the 15 year old boys, and senior girls captain Sophie Burns was 6th in the 16+ girls age group, along with Abi Green who was 8th.

Harrison also picked up a bronze in the Junior Championship 200 Fly, and a silver in the Junior Championship 1500 Freestyle, whilst Erin earned herself a bronze in the Junior  Championship 50 Breaststroke.

Our triumphant 12/13 boys and girls relay teams were also presented with their trophies and medals for their freestyle and medley relay successes - another huge well done to Izzy, Erin, Ellie, Freya, Ben, Lewis, Nathaniel and Devesh for their amazing swims last weekend!

Our boys also did us proud in helping Watford achieve 2nd place in the boys age group category for Top Club. A fantastic result!

Well done to all of our swimmers for their results over the past three weeks!

The final weekend of this years County Championships brought more success for Watford swimmers, with some outstanding performances to close the competition.

Saturday saw our swimmers battle it out in the tough 400m freestyle and IM events, with Jess Williamson, Ben Green, Lewis Shayler, Erin O'Meara, Daniel Ord, Enzo Lim, Alex Williams, and Harrison Lees bringing home medals.

Sunday saw Erin swim a personal best in a tough 800m freestyle event, and Harrison battled it out in the gruelling 1500m freestyle. The afternoon session then saw a strong Watford contingent take part in the relay events.

Special mention must go to our 12/13 year old relay teams - for the girls Erin, Ellie, Izzy and Freya Witheat, and for the boys Ben, Lewis, Devesh and Nathaniel  - who were victorious in both the freestyle and medley relays! 

Across the final weekend, a further 6 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze medals were won, with 7 regional qualifying times achieved. This brings our final total for this years County Championships to:

29 Gold medals

20 Silver medals

25 Bronze medals

97 4th-8th places

And a phenomenal 69 regional qualifying swims achieved! Well done team!

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Watford swimmers were again in action this weekend at the 2016 County Championships, with even more success than last weekend.

46 of our swimmers were in action across both days swimming the 200’s, 50 ‘s and 100 IM, with 20 making finals in the 50m stroke events and 100 IM. Jess Williamson, Erin O'Meara, Ellie Williams, Abi Green, Gemma Nottage, Harriet Clements, Freya Witheat, Eden Lashley, Izzy Williamson, Alex Williams, Daniel Ord, Charlie Taverner, Enzo Lim, Ben Green, Lewis Shayler, Marcus Kemp, Harrison Lees, Ketan Rach, Nathaniel Olayomi and Devesh Kapoor were flying the flag for Watford in their finals, with some stunning performances.

Jess, Enzo, Daniel, Alex, Erin, Ellie, Charlie, Ben, Lewis, Harriet, Nathaniel, Freya, Izzy, Devesh, along with senior club captains Sophie Burns and Harrison were our medal winners across two days of competition, bringing home a further 14 golds, 9 silvers and 17 bronzes between them to add to last weekend's haul. A further 36 regional qualifying times were also achieved, bringing the club's total to 62 qualifying swims so far! One more weekend to go! 

Counties 2016 - Weekend 1

This past weekend saw 39 of our swimmers compete at the first weekend of the 2016 County Championships. During this first weekend we saw fantastic performances from all of our swimmers in the 200 IM and 100m individual strokes.

Saturday saw the best of our butterfly and backstroke swimmers battle it out, before our IM specialists took centre stage in the evening session, with Sunday's sessions giving our breaststroke and freestyle swimmers the chance to shine. Finalist places were achieved across the weekend by Jess Williamson, Izzy Williamson, Erin O'Meara, Gemma Nottage, Eleanor Craig, Lydia Zanetti, Eleanor Williams, Fiona Holmes, Abi Green, Leanne Carey, Charlie Taverner, Daniel Ord, Enzo Lim,Alex Williams, Ben Green, Ketan Rach, Nathaniel Olayomi, Lewis Shayler, Devesh Kapoor, Marcus Kemp and Harrison Lees. 

11of these swimmers also took home medals as a result of their fast swimming - Jess, Erin and Eleanor Craig for the girls and Enzo, Devesh, Ben, Harrison, Marcus,Alex, Lewis and Dan for the boys. An amazing feat for the young talent in the club. 

Overall the swimmers brought back 9 golds, 8 silvers, and 6 bronzes, with a further 38 4th-8th places achieved. 26 regional qualifying times were also achieved ( plus one of our coaches - Cat- achieving a regional time)  which is a fantastic result with a further 2 weekends of racing to go! 




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Thank you to all the clubs who have entered  and we will be posting an accepted entries list on the website shortly after the conclusion of Herts County Championships. Kind Regards..  WSC

 

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You can now see that it has been updated and whilst this process is still ongoing the main pages are available again.

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Kind Regards & Happy New Year from all at Watford Swimming Club.

November 25th & 26th 2017

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