BoB Swim Squad B finished 5th in their Gala overall, but this result does not reflect the very fine swims that took place during the evening, with many swimmers achieving personal best times.
Courtney Burke achieved PB’s in both the 200 IM and 100 Butterfly, finishing 4th and 2nd respectively, and Scott Carpenter also had personal best swims in the 200 IM and the 100 Breatstroke finishing 5th and 3rd in his races.
The Girls 9 to 11 team of Emily Pickard, Molly Hagan, Simran Misir and Rachael Carpenter had a great evening, finishing 1st in the Medley Relay and 2nd in the Freestyle relay. Individually, Molly Hagan also came 1st in the 50 Breaststroke, with Emily, Simran and Rachael all coming second in their individual races; Emily and Simran in personal best times.
Rhys Dolan swam a huge 4 second PB in the 100 Backstroke (1.10.11) in the 15/under age group. Dougie Grayling achieved a 3 second PB in the Open 100 Breaststroke (1.31.74).and Lucy Hinks swam PB’s in both the 15/u 100 Backstroke (1.14.25) and 100 Freestyle (1.08.24). Stasi Karameros achieved a 2 second PB in the 15/u 100 Butterfly as did Jack Pym in the 15/u 100 Freestyle (1.11.69) and Rosie Batt in the 13/u 100 Freestyle (1.14.91).
Hayden Thornhill (50 freestyle), Sam Reynolds (100 Breaststroke), Thomas Brown (100 Backstroke) and Jack Renouf (50 Breaststroke) also recorded Personal Best times. Well done to all these swimmers.
The Girls U16 medley relay saw Maggie and Ellis PB, which helped teammates Mollie and Lucy to a 3rd place finish and the Open team of Claire, Megan, Courtney and Holly also achieved a third place finish.
Thank you to all the parents and swimmers who supported this event. Thank you too to all who have contributed to making this first year of BoBss a success!