The London Youth games run from November through to July and this final weekend covered every sport imaginable. Athletes are selected in their sports to compete for their borough and the finals are held at Crystal Palace. The whole park and its facilities are packed with young athletes. Whilst not a club event there are a number of our swimmers in action.
On Saturday Sophia O’Neill, Aimee Lawrence, Callum Baronti and Ben Strover were selected for swimming. All swam a freestyle relay, a medley relay, and an individual 50M. All our swimmers swam some very exciting races resulting in some lovely medals. The girls in the morning picked up Gold in the Freestyle relay, Bronze in Medley relay and missing out by one place on their individuals, and Gold in the team event. The boys picked up Bronze for the team, Ben got a Gold for the Medley relay, Silver in Freestyle relay and a Bronze in the individual.
Overall Team results were -
Mini Team - Overall Borough Champions
Girls Sr/Jr - Overall Borough Champions
Male Sr/Jr - 3rd Place Borough
We of course had some happy swimmers in the Borough of Bromley.
On Sunday was the Aquathlon and Zoe White and Justin Strover were selected to compete. The swim was 300m, through to transition and then a 2km run. Both performed amazingly well and are predicted high ranking positions but due to an admin error, half of team Bromley, including Zoe and Justin, had to compete as non scoring athletes, so the exact positions aren't yet known. A great event with a great atmosphere.
Congratulations to all our swimmers on some great swims.