15 Swimmers travelled to Norwich over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend (23rd – 25th May) to compete in 2nd weekend of ASA East Region Long Course Championships against swimmers from Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Counties for swimmers aged 11 / 14 years and 15 years and over in 800m, 1500m Freestyle events.
Bishop’s Stortford finished the weekend with 5 bronze medals from 16 finals.
Top medallist was 14 year old Daniel Chada with a clean sweep of bronze medals in 50m (30.68), 100m (1.05.89), 200m (2.25.73) Backstroke. Niamh James, 200m Backstroke (2.32.52). Chloe Ogden 200m Breaststroke (2.50.77).
Over the weekend of competition 6 all time club records fell, 4 to Chloe Ogden in 100m (1.19.64), 200m (2.49.07 heat) Breaststroke, 400m Ind. Medley (5.23.04), 800m Freestyle, (9.53.64). Charlotte Nash 50m, Breaststroke (37.91). Mia Carter 50m, Backstroke (32.74).
Mia claimed her place in the girls 13 years 50m Freestyle (29.43) after having to swim off against girls from Basildon Phoenix and Hertford Swimming Clubs who all finished in equal 8th place from the heat with time of (30.27). Mia also qualified for the finals in 200m Freestyle, 50m, 100m, 200m Backstroke. Josie Pretious-White qualified for finals in 50m, 100m, Backstroke, 100m Butterfly. Nellie Eastland qualified 200m Butterfly. Chloe Ogden qualified 100m Breaststroke. Charlotte Nash qualified 50m Breaststroke.
Also competing was Jessica Penkul, Sarah Carroll, Amy Young, Anya Fletcher, Eleanor Mason, Nicholas Botha, William Picton & Thomas Ogden.