Redbridge swimming trio gain London selection
PUBLISHED: 12:04 18 May 2012
London Borough of Redbridge swimmers selected to reprsent London at English Schools’ Championships
Three swimmers from the London Borough of Redbridge Swimming Club have been selected to represent London at the England Schools’ Championships to be held in Liverpool in June.
Charlie Dentith will compete in the 200 and 400m individual medley, while Frank McGuirk is set to feature in the 100 and 200m backstroke.
Eloise Montanana has been selected in the 400m freestyle and all three swimmers will compete in the team relays.
The next step for the trio will then be the UK Schools’ Games, where Redbridge head coach, Paul Robbins, leads the London team.
Dentith was also in action at the recent London Youth Championships held at Crystal Palace.
He achieved a three-second personal best in four minutes and 34 seconds to take second spot, while also finishing in the top eight in the 200m freestyle.
Club mate Jessica Lambert enjoyed a good weekend achieving a best in the 50m freestyle and 50m backstroke, where she finished fourth in the final. She also achieved best times in the 100 and 200m breaststroke in 1.23 and 2.56 respectively and also in the 200m individual medley.
In an action-packed weekend, Lambert finished seventh in the 100m backstroke, though just missed out on a top eight-finish in the 200m equivalent.
Sophia Amoroso swam well, achieving best times in the 200m backstroke, 100m backstroke and the 50m event.
She also achieved best times in the 50 and 100m breaststroke, while swimming just outside her best in the 200m breaststroke, freestyle and IM.
Craig Moate won all of his events in the disability category, setting a huge personal best in the 400 IM of 5.29 and a season’s best in the 50m freestyle.
In addition, he swam well in the 100m, 200m and 400m freestyle, the 100m butterfly and 200m IM.
Jonathon Worby competed in the 200m freestyle and achieved a four-second personal best finishing with a time of 2.09.
Stephen Truong had a good weekend, setting best times in five events, while also competing in the 200m backstroke and freestyle.
Samuel Kelly also achieved five personal best times, with team-mate Joseph Stamp making the final of the 50m freestyle, as well as third in the 50m backstroke finishing in a best time.
Sadie Lucas competed in the 100m butterfly.
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