Lothian Leagues - Sat Jun 6 @ Prestonpans

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.
 

East District Open, 29 - 31 May @ RCP

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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LDD Graded Meet, Sat May 23 @ Whitburn

May 25, 2015
We had a dozen swimmers competing in the LDD meet and most recorded new PBs in various 100m events. Niamh M won a great gold medal in the back, just missing the Bronze Squad time by 0.5 secs. Meagan took silver in the breast, having already won a 'too fast' medal in the free. And the girls relay team (Molly, Meagan, Niamh and Katie) collected bronze medals.
Megan B had a good day, making the finals of both back and breast and Rory made the fly final. Unsurprisingly, both of Meagan's swi...
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Hearts Novice, Sunday May 10 @ Musselburgh

May 12, 2015
We had two dozen swimmers and three coaches on poolside for the Hearts Novice, a really great turn-out and we saw some great swimming.

Isla and Ethan both were awarded in three different strokes, each collecting a gold, a bronze and a speeding ticket (for breaking the time band). Sam collected a gold and a bronze, with Grace B and Thomas collecting a gold. Both Robyn and Rory got speeding tickets and Louise won a bronze.

To end a very exciting day, we were part of fantastic relay race an...

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Lothian Leagues, Sun May 3 @ Whitburn

May 11, 2015
Change of venue due to the closure of Prestonpans and we had a full squad in attendance.
Robyn had a great morning, taking 2nd and 3rd in her two events. Grace C and Sam both finished 3rd and Meagan broke the time band in a great 100m IM.
In the afternoon, we had a number of 1st places for Gigi, Kittty, Rory V, Miko and Archie. Also, finally, Gigi broke a club record setting a new mark in the 200m free for 14 yr olds. Well done Gigi, a thoroughly deserved result.

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Carnegie So Long Meet, Sat May 2 @ Glenrothes

May 11, 2015
A small group from top squad attended the Sat session of this Carnegie meet.
Top performance of the day was Ollie in the 1500m, where he took the gold medal and recorded a huge PB. Gigi won our other medal, taking bronze in the 200m IM ahead of a very large field of swimmers.
Kitty also had a good day, breaking two club records for 16 yr olds in the 400m free and 200m back.

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Dumfries Spring Splash - Apr 25&26 @ Bellshill

April 28, 2015
Most of the Intermediate squad attended this West District meet, and we all traveled together on a minibus (thanks to Megan B for the music!). The majority of the swims were PBs and every single swimmer recorded some new best times. Meagan recorded an exceptional time in the 50m free (fastest time in Britain in her age group) and Niamh M secured two Bronze Squad times with two great back events.  Niamh P had her first every gala with Porty, swimming three events on the Sat.

We picked up...

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Carnegie So Long Meet, May3/4 @ Glenrothes

May 7, 2014
A small group of swimmers travelled to Fife for the Carnegie So Long Meet. Rory and Ollie both gained fantastic 7 seconds PBs in their  200m freestyle events with Ollie's result placing him fourth  among the 13/14 boys and he put in another solid performance in the  1500m  taking 6 seconds off his seed time. Day one also saw  personal bests in the girls 400 freestyle with a 3 second improvement for  Gigi and 1.5 seconds off  for Anna. There were more  PBs on Sunday. Gigi cut 9 seconds off her...
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Midlothian Meet 26/27 April @ Prestonpans

May 7, 2014
Porty swimmers put in some excellent performances at the Midlothian Spring  Meet at Prestonpans with a string of great PBs and a number of top six placings.     
There were medals for Gigi and Kitty who came second and third in their age group in the 100 IM and 100m fly, respectively. Gigi also took fourth place in the 100m freestyle and  was  one of four swimmers who won a top six place in their age group in the 200m breaststroke. Helen took fourth place in her event while Archie and Sophie ...

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East District Time Trials - Oct 5/6 @ Prestonpans

October 7, 2013
A busy weekend for a number of our swimmers and we had some excellent performances as our most able swimmers sought entry times for this season's East District Age Group champs.

In total we achieved 33 consideration times across 63 swims so slightly better than 50% success rate. Ollie led the way, swimming beautifully and get 5 consideration times from 5 swims. Kitty also made 5 times, from 6 swims. Rory and Archie only swam the Saturday but had 100% success with 3 from 3. Poor  Zoe had...
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