Strathearn School

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Swim Ulster Schools' Cup and Championships

Swim Ulster Schools' Cup and Championships

The Swim Ulster Schools’ Cup & Championships took Place on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th October and the Strathearn swimmers performed very well over the 2 days against the best swimmers in Ulster.

In the Group 7 age group the results were as follows:

Victoria White

 23rd Freestyle

The Relay team of Victoria White, Freya Axten, Rachel Childs and Caitie Williams were 8th in both the Freestyle and Medley relays.

 

In the Group 6 age group for Forms 4 and 5 the results were as follows:

Erin McConnell

2nd 400m Freestyle

3rd  Butterfly

Sophie Williams

4th Back Stroke

6th Freestyle

Sam McCormick

5th Breaststroke

8th Individual Medley

Freya Axten

23rd Freestyle

 

 

The Relay team of Olivia Nelson, Sam McCormick, Sophie Williams and Erin McConnell were double GOLD medalists winning the Freestyle and Medley Relays in style.

 

In the Group 4 age group the results were as follows:

Alice Browne

 

9th Freestyle

12th 100m IM

Martha Cupples

 

37th Freestyle

 

Niamh Hatfield

 

22nd Breast Stroke

40th Freestyle

Sophie Thomas

 

Breast Stroke

 

 

These 4 girls swam in the Relay team which finished 7th in both the Freestyle and Medley Relay.

 

In the Group 5 age group the results were as follows:

GROUP 5

***OVERALL ULSTER SCHOOLS' JUNIOR CHAMPIONS***

Mia Davison

 

1st Breast Stroke

2nd IM

Amelia Kane

 

2nd Breast Stroke

3rd IM

Rebekah Burrows

 

 6th Back Crawl

8th Freestyle

Rebecca Callaghan

 

9th Back Crawl

15th Freestyle

Eve McKibbin

 

9th Butterfly

 

Rachel Childs

 

11th 400m Freestyle

14th Back Crawl

Lara Whitten

 

16th Butterfly

25th IM

Evie Gallen

 

19th Butterfly

31st Breast Stroke

Lauren Nesbitt

 

20th Back Crawl

33rd Breast Stroke

Rachel McDonald

 

30th Breast Stroke

 

Freya Adams

 

36th Freestyle

 

Gabriella Park

 

39th Back Crawl

 

Romelly Roberts

 

76th Freestyle

 

Chloe Browne

 

99th Freestyle

 

Evie Hempstead

 

Freestyle

 

 

The Relay team of Mia Davison, Amelia Kane, Eve McKibbin, Rebekah Burrows and Rebecca Callaghan were double GOLD medalists winning both the Medley Relay and Freestyle Relay.

The combination of the Group 5 individual results meant Strathearn emerged Overall Ulster Schools’ Junior Champions and brought home the Firth Cup.  They had the privilege of being presented with this cup by Bethany Firth herself who has recently returned from Rio having swam in the Paralympics for Team GB winning 3 gold medals and 1 silver medal.

As a result of their individual performances, Erin, Mia and Amelia have been selected to represent Ulster at the Inter Provincial Swimming Championships next year, so special congratulations to them.

25 October 2016

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