Sunday 2nd July fortunately brought the sunshine as 12 RTSC swimmers and Head Coach Gary Rogers headed to the murky waters of Surrey Quays. For most of Town’s young swimmers it was their first experience of open water swimming.
RTSC head north to Enfield and then south to Crawley!
Enfield Junior Meet
27 RTSC swimmers went to Enfield swim squad’s inaugural junior open meet and made sure it was worthwhile by coming away with the Top Visiting Club Award.
RTSC take 64 golds, 49 silvers and 41 bronze medals at Newham Meet!
What a day! RTSC’s younger swimmers made an impact at Newham’s Meet. The day commenced with the girls’ 200IM where 9 year old Ella Kilby started things off with a gold. Golds also went to 10 year old Millie Hosler, 11 year old Victoria Dreleva, 13 year old Holly Hagan, 14 year old Georgia Marren and Hannah Binning in the 15+ age group. 10 year old Codie McSheffrey, 11 year old Ruby Le May and Amy Marren in the 15+ age group all claimed silvers with 11 year old Charlotte Day claiming bronze.
A Small but well-formed RTSC team at Pwll Rhyngwladol Caerdydd (otherwise known as Cardiff International Pool!
Just 10 RTSC swimmers made the journey to Cardiff to compete in the City’s International Pool. In the final weekend of the national qualifying window, the competition was high and the atmosphere charged.
RTSC wrap things up nicely at last weekend of London Age Groups
Crystal Palace national sports centre was the venue for the last weekend of this year’s London Age Groups Competition. As with the first weekend, the very best of London’s swimmers were all looking to improve or place in the national rankings; the competition was very high.
Hot on the heels of the Youth Champs, this weekend brought Town’s strongest 11-14 year old swimmers to the London Aquatic Centre. The pressure was on, as competitors from across London hoped to maintain / gain a place in the National rankings. 14 year old Amelia Moule got things off to a fine start as she claimed gold medal in the 800n Freestyle in a time of 9.41.81.
The bank holiday weekend wasn’t one of rest for RTSC’s older swimmers as they were competing in the annual London Regional Championships. The early start on Saturday morning was the beginning of a special weekend for 15 year old Emily Milton, taking silver medal in her opening event the 400IM. Older sister Georgia just missed out on a medal finishing in 4th place. Continue reading