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Sunday, 11 May 2008

Stirling Swimmers success at Livingstone

Stirling Swimming though not winning the club trophy this year had a successful meet. In total 22 swimmers competed from Stirling Swimming.
Morven Bruce like last year had a superb meet, with 3 finals resulting in Gold for 100 Free, Silver for 100 Back and Bronze for 100 Fly the latter with a 5.69sec improvement to her PB.
Rebecca Brewster took silver in the 100 breast final.
Fraser Allison was seeded 4th for the 50 breast final after a strong prelim in which he took 4.70sec of his PB, in the final he further improved and took Silver in a time of 46.18sec with a total improvement of 5.62sec.
Sage Chittick had a superb meet with a final in the 50m fly, where he then took another second of his time to get a speeding ticket, a total improvement of 5.69sec
James Dodds improved his 100 freestyle with no less than 8.72sec to get a 4th place in the Final with a time of 1:11.33.
Eilidh Hargreaves left with 3 silver medals, in 100 fly, 100 breast and 100 free
In the 100 backstroke sisters Nikoline and Katrina Laidlaw battled it for Gold, with
Nikoline taking Gold in a time of 1.17.69 an improvement of 4.37sec
and Katrina Silver with 1.18.88 an improvement of 2.15sec.
Andrew Loudon took home a bronze in the 100 fly in a time of 1.08.97 a 2.23sec improvement and came 6th in the final for the 100 breast.
Douglas Ormiston came 6th in the final for 100 Fly and took nearly 4.98sec of his PB in the process
Catriona Rogerson swam some strong Prelims and was seeded 1st in two finals, 100 breast and 100 fly, however in the finals she was beaten to a 5th place in 100 breast and 6th place in 100 fly.
The day ended with the boys and girls relay, the boys team consisted of Sage Chittick, Andrew McCulloch, James Dodds and Andrew Loudon who came 4th.
The girls put in a strong performance to finish the day with a silver medal, the relay team consisted of
Emma Stirling, Sarah Hugget, Katrina Laidlaw and Morver Bruce.

Other strong performances of the day include Laura Gellatly who took 8.86 sec of her 100 back, 5.17sec of her 100 breast and 3.46sec of her 100 Free
and Ella Shilliday who took 4.45sec of her 50m fly.

Well done to all Stirling Swimmers.

Full results from meet available here LDD 2008 results