Swimmers from Boston Amateur Swimming Club were back in Open Meet action recently at the Northampton Swimming Club Spring Festival 2017 held at Corby.
This Level 1 Meet is an opportunity for some of the club’s Performance Squad swimmers to improve their long-course ranking times with the hope of qualifying for Nationals competitions in the summer and features some of the best young swimmers in the country.
Saturday saw some strong swims from Katie Scott who reached the final in the girls 14 & under 100m breaststroke, Kieva Clegg in the girls 15 & over 200m butterfly finishing 3rd overall and Joseph Vickers in the boys 14& under 100m backstroke.
Boston dominated in the girls 10/11 years category with Beth Burt (11) and Amelia Ridge (10) coming away with 13 medals between them, with Daniela Bringeman (10) picking up a further two medals in this age group. There was also a strong showing in the boys 12 years category with Rico Bringeman and Joseph Vickers sharing nine medals.
Medals were won across the two days by:
Kieva Clegg (girls 15 years & over) Gold 200m and 100m butterfly; Silver 50m butterfly and 50m freestyle; Bronze 100m freestyle, 50m and 100m breaststroke, 200m individual medley
Katie Scott (girls 13 years) – Bronze 100m breaststroke and 400m individual medley
Joseph Vickers (boys 12 years) – Gold 100m and 200m backstroke; Silver 100m butterfly and 50m backstroke; Bronze 400m individual medley
Rico Bringeman (boys 12 years) – Gold 50m and 100m freestyle; Silver 50m breaststroke and 400m individual medley
Tegan Harrison (girls 12 years) – Bronze 50m butterfly
Beth Burt (girls 10/11 years) – Gold 200m and 400m freestyle, 100m and 200m breaststroke, 100m butterfly, 200m and 400m individual medley, 100m backstroke; Silver 100m freestyle
Thomas Bruce (boys 10/11 years) Gold 100m & 200m backstroke & 100m freestyle; Silver 50m & 200m freestyle & 50m backstroke;
Amelia Ridge (girls 10/11 years) – Gold 50m and 100m freestyle; Silver 200m and 400m freestyle
Daniela Bringeman (girls 10/11 years) – Silver 200m breaststroke; Bronze 50m breaststroke
A number of personal best times were achieved by Aliesha Bower (2), Katie Scott, Rico Bringeman (5), Elizabeth Burt (7), Tegan Harrison, Joseph Vickers (2), Thomas Bruce (5), Amelia Ridge (2).
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