NUEL Non National Qualifiers 2019
*Results for this meet can be found at the bottom of this page.
Romford Town took a small team of young swimmers to compete in Newham & UEL Open Meet at our very own Olympic venue in Stratford last weekend.
Towns first medals came in. . . . . .
boys 100m Backstroke with Raheel Mahmood on the hunt again this weekend starting with a silver in 12yr category, closely followed by team-mate Mark Rigo who took the bronze. Later Mahmood added to his tally with silver in 200m Backstroke and the 200m Fly followed by bronze in the 50m Fly, 400m Freestyle, 100m Fly and 50m Backstroke.
Mark Rigo had a successful weekend as he continued to collect medals with a well-deserved gold in 100m freestyle, silver in 50m Backstroke and 50m Breaststroke, and bronze in 100m Breaststroke.
Jamieson McLaren had the most personal best times of all Town’s swimmers and a hatful of medals as well. The 13yr old first scooped silver in 200m Freestyle, followed by gold in 200m Backstroke and finally a gold in 400m Freestyle with a PB by 18 seconds.
Town’s Rebecca Coogan improved her 400m Freestyle time by 13 seconds and grabbed a bronze in 11yr event. Tyrese Thompson swam the 15 yr 200m Backstroke and won another gold for Town. Another swimmer smashing their bests and winning medals was 9 yr old Tumininu Makinde who picked up a silver in 50m Backstroke. Ruth Eguakhide waited until Sunday to win her two medals, both bronze in 10yrs 200m and 100m Breaststroke.
Coach Voitek Slusarczyk said “I’m very pleased that nearly all swimmers achieved new personal best records. This is a direct result of the hard work and positive attitude that they have displayed in training,
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