Lincoln Vulcans Short Course Open Meet – Sheffield October 2015

Fantastic performance from Eilidh Redpath and Fraser Wilson!
Two Midlothian swimmers were representing SASA East district team this weekend. They were competing in the Lincoln Vulcans short course open meet, at Pondsforge pool, Sheffield. Fraser Wilson won gold medals in two events in his Boys 13 year old category. Swimming his 100m backstroke, in a time of 1:04.57 and 200m backstroke in a time of 2:20.10, not content with this he won a silver medals in his 400m Freestyle event with a time of 4:28.74 and the 200m Individual medley event in a time of 2:22.84.

Eilidh Redpath was also in action at this meet, winning silver medals in the girls 13 year old 400m Freestyle event with a time of 4:45.29 and the 200m Individual medley event in a time of 2:35.51 13. Also coming in third place to win a bronze medal for her 200m Freestyle race in a time of 2:14.05 and fifth place in 100m Backstroke event with a time of 1:12.49

This was a warm up event for the Asa National County team event (Division 1) which took place on Sunday again at Pondsforge in Sheffield. The youngsters were representing their swimming district for the first time.

Fraser Wilson gained second place in the Boys 12/13 Yrs 100m Backstroke event and 7th in the Boys 12/13 Yrs 100m Butterfly race. Eilidh Redpath was competing as part of the team in the Womens 12/13 Yrs 4x50m Medley event, where they achieved 19th place with a time of 2:10.73. Fraser Wilson also took part in the mixed 6x50m Freestyle relay event where they managed 10th place with a time of 2.37.69. This meant that the SASA East district team finished in tenth place overall, on the leader table with 324 points and successfully managed to avoid relegation into the second division.

Head coach Colin Barton, was delighted with his swimmers performances.

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