|White Cliffs Open 2013|
Faversham's Finest March Home With Mass Of Medals
Faversham Swimming Club amassed a mountain of medals from the recent White Cliffs Open Meet held at Dover Leisure Centre.
Faversham’s team of elite swimmers produced some sensational swims during the event and met with unyielding competition from other local clubs including Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone, Hythe, Margate and Thanet Swim clubs.
Young Blaine Ramsden kept his throttle floored during his sprint in the boys 11/12 years 50 metre backstroke touching home in a time of 37.55 and collecting a well earned silver medal. Flora Westlake clocked up a new personal best of 41.42 and was awarded a silver medal for her dash in the girls 13/14 years 50 metre breaststroke, Molly Stemp scooped a silver in the girls 11/12 years 50 metre breaststroke stopping the clock in a personal best time of 44.10. Tamzin Myburgh was all smiles as she collected her silver medal for her performance in the girls 9/10 years 50 metre butterfly in a time of 45.79, she also grabbed a fourth place medal in the final of the 50 metre backstroke (46.54).
Eva McIntyre finished fourth in the final of the girls 9/10 years 50 metre breaststroke in 51.66, but there was more medals to come as she seized sixth place in the 50 metre butterfly (44.63). The Faversham Swimming Club 10 years and under 4 x 25 metre mixed medley relay team, including Tamzin Myburgh, Kian Skinner, Eva McIntyre and Richard Ellis took fourth place in a time of 1.26.39. Fourth place also went to Rebecca Crouch for her sprint in the girls 13/14 years 50 metre freestyle in a personal best time of 31.62, Rebecca also collected a fifth place medal in the final of the 50 metre backstroke (37.42). Young Richard Ellis stood proud when presented with his fifth place win in the boys 9/10 years 50 metre butterfly (50.63).
Other swimmers who participated at the Open Meet in individual races were Alice Searley, Emily Holt, Joe Wall, Kian Skinner, Lauren Scott and Nicola Crouch. All swimmers returned home with new personal best times.
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