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Monday, 14 April 2008

Stirling Success at Scottish Agegroup

Claire Wilson took Silver in the 200m backstroke 10-12 years agegroup and also became the Scottish National Agegroup Champion in an exciting final last night with Claire finishing on a time of 2:33.82.

This was followed by Stephanie Hanley who also took Silver in 15-16 years agegroup for her 200 backstroke.

Other medal winners are Katie McKenna for her 800 free, Stephanie Hanley for a bronze in the 100 backstroke and took the title Nationalk Agegroup Champion and in the 400m freestyle another bronze

It was great to see 3 Stirling swimmers on the podium together in the 16-18 years 200 freestyle, with Johnathan Greig taking gold, Richard Shaefer Silver and Ross Douglas Bronze

From the competitive squad we also saw

Johnathan Greig, 100 freestyle (Silver), 400 freestyle (Gold), 800 freestyle (Silver),

Ross Douglas, 1500 freestyle (Bronze), 400 freestyle (Bronze),

The 4 days of competing loads of finals with Stirling Swimmers and PBs across the board.

The senior boys relay team took an impressive gold in the 4*200m freestyle relay, (Richard Shaefer, Johnathan Greig, Ross Douglas, Martin Cremin)

The senior boys then took bronze in the 4*100 freestyle relay (Johnathan Greig, Ross Douglas, Martin Cremin, Andrew Loudon)

The Senior girls Relay team took Bronze in the 4*200m freestyle (Rosie Ogg, Jade Williams, Stephanie Hanley, Katie McKenna)

The Junior girls relay team just missed out, first in the 4*100m medley relay where they came 5th, then in the 4*200m freestyle where they came 4th and finally in the 4*100m relay where they again came 4th (Nicole Govan, Nikoline Laidlaw, Claire Wilson, Kayrine Kelly)

At the end of day 3 Stirling was 9th in the overall club competition, a superb performance by 15 swimmers from a small club.