Browsing Archive: June, 2015

Muselburgh Fun Gala - Sat Jun 20 @ Musselburgh

Posted by Portobello ASC on Tuesday, June 23, 2015,
A great day at the Musselburgh novice gala, despite John's shirt! Lots of our swimmers performed really well and we won a load of medals.

Ben led the way with 2 golds and 2 silvers, Lily won 2 golds and 2 bronzes with Ethan also winning a gold and three bronzes. Louise won 4 silvers and Sam won a silver and a bronze. Lewis and Zach both won a bronze each and also another top 6 place each. Katie got two top 6 places and Emmy also got a top 6 place.

We also saw some great improvement with t...

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ELST Distance meet - Jun 13/14 @ Prestonpans

Posted by Portobello ASC on Monday, June 15, 2015,
A number of top squad swimmers were competing at the ELST distance meet this weekend and some very good times were set.
Kitty won a bronze in the 400m IM with a monster PB and she also broke three club age group records (400m free, 400m IM, 800m free).
Gigi also set new records, in our 14 yr olds club records - 200m back and 400m IM.
Ollie had an excellent swim in the 400m free, taking nearly 20 secs of his previous best time. Rory V took nearly 9 secs off his 400m free PB and both Arc...

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Haddington Total Swimmer - Sun Jun 7 @ Prestonpans

Posted by Portobello ASC on Monday, June 8, 2015,
We had eight girls competing in this excellent meet (what happened to the boys?) where everyone swims all four strokes plus an IM to decide who reaches the finals.
Both Gigi and Meagan made it to their age group finals, despite both being at the younger end of a two year age band, and
Gigi took the bronze (plus a cash prize!). Both girls also set new club records for the 200m IM in their finals.
Megan B had a very good day, setting 4 new PBs from 5 swims. Emma, Samantha, Molly and Emmeline...

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Lothian Leagues - Sat Jun 6 @ Prestonpans

Posted by Portobello ASC on Monday, June 8, 2015,
The final weekend of the Leagues, we had around 30 swimmers competing for the club. Several of our team finished in the top 6 in their age group and the majority of our swimmers recorded new PBs - well done to Thomas, Anna C, Scott P, Rory, Zach, Natasha, Niamh P, Julia, Lily, Ruby, Robyn, Ben, Niamh M, Ollie, Megan B, Archie, Dennis, Fraser, Megan McI, Sophie, Rory C and Rory V.
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East District Open, 29 - 31 May @ RCP

Posted by Portobello ASC on Monday, June 1, 2015,
We had 5 swimmers competing over the weekend and they were really well supported by Andy and Sue.
Scott had a very good weekend, making his first ever final at an Open competition in the 50m breast (and his time was a new club record).
Kitty secured an entry time for the Scottish Open in  the 50m fly, breaking her own 16 yrs club record. She also set new 16 yrs club records in the100m fly, 200m and 400m free. Not to be outdone, Gigi achieved the 50m breast time for the Scottish Open and...
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