The New Year got off to a flyer on Sunday for the City of Ely Swimming Club at the Borough of Waltham Forest Swimming Club’s New Year Meet at the London Aquatic Centre.
The Olympic pool inspired success for the Ely Swimmers who brought home 38 medals and 109 personal best times. There were also impressive overall performances over the day from Georgia Holgate winning Top Girl 11yrs, Maximillian Veiga winning Top Boy 11yrs and Daniel Kendall winning both Top Boy 12yrs and Best Overall Boy of the Open Meet.
Those bringing home medals to Ely were Georgia Holgate 4 gold and 1 silver, Daniel Kendall 1 gold, 2 silver and 6 bronze, Robert Banwell 1 gold and 1 silver, Maximillian Veiga 3 gold and 2 bronze, Oliver Davey 2 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze, Lexi Harrison 1 gold and 1 bronze, Amelie Hawksley 1 silver and 1 bronze, George Sporle 1 silver, Bryony-Rose Brodie 2 bronze, Tia Hill 3 bronze, Jake Challenger 2 bronze and Olivia Brodie 1 bronze.
Mark Banwell, Amber Lloyd, Orla Harrison, Cade Kirkpatrick, Nathan Okoro, Isabella Pillow, Callum Bridges, Erin-Mae Carey, Dominic Jones and Hannah Turner gained personal best times.
The success sets the club up well for the Cambridgeshire County Championships starting on 19th January.
Press release from Ely Swimming Club