Heart of Midlothian Premier Age Group Meet – October 2015, Prestonpans

Twenty four Midlothian swimmers recently competed at the Heart of Midlothian Premier age group meet at Prestonpans, which attracted swimmers from all over the country.

In the 50m freestyle and 50 m butterfly events, Eilidh Redpath, Jamie Ferguson and Fraser Wilson all won Gold medals with Jamie Ferguson and Fraser Wilson repeated this in the 200m backstroke.

Eilidh Redpath also won the 200m breaststroke and 50m backstroke with Jodie Finlay finishing second.

Jamie Ferguson and Fraser Wilson again were on winning form with gold in the 50 m backstroke and the 200m freestyle events.

All 4 swimmers featured on the podium in the 50m breaststroke, Eilidh and Jamie winning gold, whilst Jodie and Fraser won silver before Eilidh rounded off the first day winning the 200m butterfly.

The second day saw Eilidh Redpath win 100m Individual medley and this was matched by Jamie Ferguson and Fraser Wilson in the 200m event and wins for them all in 100 m freestyle. In addition Eilidh Redpath won the 100m breaststroke in her category, with Fraser Wilson winning silver and Jodie Finlay taking bronze in her category.

All 4 were back in the medals in the final session. In the individual medley, Eilidh won gold and Jodie claimed silver in the 200m whilst Jamie and Fraser both won gold in the 100m event. The 2 boys repeated this feat in the last 2 events winning the 100m backstroke and 100m butterfly and in the same 2 events; Eilidh took silver and gold respectfully.

In addition to the host of medals, Fraser and Eilidh set no fewer than 5 meet records each.   They were both awarded top girl and top boy amd Jamie Gerguson won that honour in his age category for his swims.

Head coach, Colin Barton was delighted with the success saying “all the swimmers should all be proud of their individual performances.” 

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