It was a quiet first day yesterday at the Swim Wales North Junior Development Meet with just Freddie Murton-Jones, Jack Lewis & Deiniol Owen making the journey north but between them they smashed a few personal bests with Freddie & Jack (10yrs) doing amazingly well in their first ever competitive 200m Freestyle.
Today was a lot busier with 11 Sharks taking part and some good swims all round and a few more big personal bests too.
It was great to see Leighton Blagg & Teilo Gittins-Turner competing in their first Swim Wales gala and handling the pressure like seasoned pros!
The girls weren’t to be outdone though with regular gala competitors Elain Owen & Megan Smith chipping away at some of their personal bests. It was great to see Ela Owen, Grace Jones & Lois Birchall competing again and they too were rewarded with some personal bests.
Dyfrig Jones (11yrs) missed the first day but made up for that absence today with a 2nd place in the 100Fly & 3rd in the 200IM.
It was all rounded off a few minutes later by our boys 10yrs Medley Relay team (Teilo / Leighton / Jack / Freddie) who contributed to a hugely exciting race where they fought back to clinch Gold in the closing stages of the race. Just goes to show, NEVER, EVER GIVE UP!
Well done everyone, a great two days.