Success in the pool for eleven swimmers from Midlothian Swimming club. The squad headed north to take part in the SASA North District Junior Long Course Time trials. The youngsters travelled to compete at the Aberdeen Sport village, in the fifty meter competition pool at the aquatic centre. Head coach Colin Barton was delighted with his young swimmers, who he said “all performed well” at the trials.
Katie Golder and Fraser Wilson finished in first place in their separate age category events for the 50 meter, 100meter and 200 meter backstroke events. Jamie Ferguson, finished in first place for his 200 meter backstroke swim whilst finishing second place for both his for his 100 meter and 50 meter backstroke events.
Matt Rievelt was on great form to finished in first position with both his 50 meter and 100 meter butterfly swims.
In the longer freestyle distance events, Katie Golder took top slot in her 400 meter swim, and the 800 freestyle event saw a first place for Eilidh Redpath with Jodie Finlay finishing in third place.
The 200 meter freestyle event saw Katie Golder and Fraser Wilson taking pole position with Matt Rietveld and Lewis Thomson finishing second. Both Ria Colbridge and Jamie Ferguson made third place with their swims. Fraser Wilson , Jamie Ferguson and Katie Golder were again in winning form with their 100 meter freestyle events. Lewis Thomson coming in second place with Ria Colbridge, Iain Doyle and Matt Rievelt all taking third place in their 100 meter freestyle events. The 50 meter freestyle race saw a quick swim again from Matt Rievelt with Iain Doyle taking third spot.
The 200 individual medlay event saw Fraser Wilson and Eilidh Redpath coming in first place with Jamie Ferguson finishing in second place.
The 200 breaststroke event saw first place for both Ria Colbridge and Lewis Thomson with a third for Iain Doyle. In the 100 meter breaststroke event both Beth McFarlane and Lewis Thomson finished in top spot in their age category, with teammates Iain Doyle and Ria Colbridge finishing well in second place and third place respectively. Lewis Thomson and Ria Colbridge also came in second place in the 50 meter breaststroke, whilst Iain Doyle made third place in his swim.