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Kent Development Meet 10th November 2013

Molly Bags A Bronze At Kent Meet 

Faversham Swimming Club entered nine of their elite swimmers into the recent kent development Meet held at Medway Park Leisure Centre, Gillingham.

Twelve year old Molly Stemp bagged a bronze medal with her impressive performance in the girls 50 metre breaststroke, stopping the clock in a time of 43.46. Molly also produced some sensational swims in the 50 metre butterfly (49.84), 50 metre backstroke (43.98) and 50 metre freestyle (38.05).

Tamzin Myburgh snatched a 6th place win with her speedy sprint in the girls 10 years 50 metre backstroke with a personal best time of 42.19. Tamzin also competed in the 50 metre butterfly (42.09), 50 metre breaststroke (52.70) and 50 metre freestyle (39.48). Emily Holt was also breaking personal best times in her events including the girls 11 years 50 metre butterfly (41.82), 50 metre backstroke (42.22), 50 metre breaststroke (46.40) and 50 metre freestyle (36.07).

Ten year old Eva McIntyre entered the girls 50mtr butterfly (42.93), 50mtr backstroke (46.78), 50mtr breaststroke (51.94) and 50mtr freestyle (39.63). Jack Wimble-Roberts swam in the 10 year old boys 50mtr backstroke (48.66) and 50mtr freestyle (41.78). Ten year old Kia Drake competed in the girls 50mtr breaststroke (53.55) and 50mtr freestyle (39.53).
Lauren Scott’s races included the girls 12 year old 50mtr backstroke (44.50), 50mtr breaststroke (49.89) and 50mtr freestyle (36.86). Nicola crouch entered and broke personal best times in the girls 10 years 50mtr butterfly (43.89), 50mtr backstroke (46.85), 50mtr breaststroke (48.23) and 50mtr freestyle (36.87). Samuel Hawkins competed in the boys 10 years 50mtr backstroke (49.88), 50mtr breaststroke (1.03.30) and 50mtr freestyle (44.38).

Faversham competed against clubs including Folkestone, Gravesend, Margate, Canterbury, Sevenoaks, Petts Wood, Dartford, Beckenham, Bexley, Orpington and Edenbridge.

Sheerness Gala February 2011 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Tim Boorman   
Monday, 07 March 2011 17:44

Guthrie shatters record


Faversham Swimming Club’s swimmers were pushing boundaries and aiming high at the recent Sheerness Memorial Gala.

Squad members shattered personal best times and James Guthrie stood proud after breaking the clubs 12 year old boys 50 metre breaststroke record in a time of 40.95.

Young Joe Wall was smiling as he shattered four of his own personal best times, whilst Lauren Scott broke two of her own in the 25 metre butterfly and freestyle races.

The Tesco Gala Star was awarded to Alice Searley and the Tesco Gala Shield went to Joanne Hawkins, both girls produced some fantastic performances which helped Faversham to snatch a well deserved third place.

But the battle of the evening was fought by Margate and Folkestone and in a nail biting Gala Margate managed to clinch first place to win, just one point ahead of Folkestone.

Head Coach Sharon Wenn commented “ Taking third place was very pleasing as we were a few swimmers down and right up until 5pm we were unable to find enough swimmers for the relay team. However, a big thank you goes out to Emily Westlake and Tom Pearce for giving their evenings up as I know you had other plans. Well done to James Guthrie for breaking the 12 years 50 metre breaststroke Club Record “.

Swimmers awarded with first place were Joe Wall boys 9 yrs 25 mtr breaststroke (Personal best time of 25.22) and 25 mtr butterfly (P.B.21.42), Olivia Hawkins girls 10 yrs 25 mtr Butterfly and 25 mtr breaststroke. James Guthrie boys 12 yrs 50 mtr breaststroke, Rebecca Crouch girls 11 yrs 50 mtr freestyle (P.B.34.86), backstroke and butterfly.

Second place winners were Molly Stemp girls 9 yrs 25 mtr breaststroke (P.B.25.48), James Guthrie boys 11 yrs 50 mtr breaststroke, Tom Pearce mens open 50 mtr butterfly (P.B.32.59) and 50 mtr breaststroke.

Those swimmers snatching third place were the 12 x 25 mtr breaststroke squadron relay team and the 12 x 25 mtr freestyle squadron relay team. Lauren Scott girls 9 yrs 25 mtr butterfly (P.B.24.72), Joe Wall boys 9 yrs 25 mtr backstroke (P.B.23.39) and 25 mtr freestyle (P.B.18.55). Alice Searley girls 10 yrs 50 mtr breaststroke (P.B.51.33), Lucy Burchell girls 11 yrs 50 mtr breaststroke (P.B.51.83) and Blaine Ramsden boys 10 yrs 50 mtr breaststroke (P.B.55.80). James Guthrie boys 12 yrs 50 mtyr freestyle, Joanne Hawkins girls 13 yrs 50 mtr breaststroke and ladies open 50 mtr backstroke, Marty Boorman boys 13 yrs 50 mtr breaststroke, Emily Westlake ladies open 50 mtr breaststroke and Tom Pearce mens open 50 mtr backstroke.

Other swimmers with personal best times were Lauren Scott girls 25 mtr freestyle (21.04), Lucy Burchell girls 50 mtr breaststroke (52.02), Blaine Ramsden boys 50 mtr butterfly (50.55), Jasmine Locke girls 50 mtr butterfly (39.45), Marty Boorman boys 50 mtr backstroke (44.86) and 50 mtr butterfly (44.05), Tom Pearce 50 mtr freestyle (28.88).

The Gala’s final points positions were 1st place Margate with 122 points, 2nd place Folkestone on 121 points, 3rd place Faversham with 99 points, 4th Beachfield 84, 5th Maidstone 70 and 6th Sheerness 43 points.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 January 2012 20:44