Midlothian Swimming Club

SASA East District Age Group Championships Round 1 (Second Day Event)

Midlothian swimmers were in action on Saturday 7th November at the second part of the SASA east district age groups, round 1 competition, held at the Michael Woods centre, Glenrothes.

Head coach, Colin Barton explained ‘We have been working towards these championships since the start of the season and it was great to see the swimmers being rewarded for their hard work.

The competition saw Katie Golder achieve a bronze medal in the girls, 15 year old 800 metre freestyle event in a time of 9:33.81. Whilst in the boys 15 year old, 400 Metre Freestyle event, Matthias Rietvelt managed fifth place with a time of 4:29.36.

Eilidh Redpth won gold in the girls 13 year old 400 metre individual medley event, with a tenth place for Jodie Finlay with a time of 5:37.26. Eilidh Redpath also achieved first place in the girls 13 year old 400 metre freestyle event, in a fast time of 4:37.09 while Jodie Finlay finished in eleventh place with her time of 5:00.55. In the younger girls category, girls 11-12 year old, 400 metre freestyle Ria Colbridge finished in 12th place with a time of 5:15.88, with Ellie Robertson achieved a time of 5:36.79.

The boys performed well in the 11-12 year old 1500 Metre freestyle event. Lewis Thomson finished in 8th place with a time of 19:36.83 whilst Jamie Ferguson finished in tenth place with his time of 20:18.51. In the boys 13 year olds 1500 metre freestyle category, Fraser Wilson finished in 4th place in a time of 18:01.92, whilst Euan Edmiston finished in ninth place with an impressive personal best time of 19:32.28. The next round of the competition will be held  on the 28th and 29th November.