Midlothian Swimming Club

Glenrothes Spring Meet Gala – 6th February 2016

Our swimmers were again on winning form at the recent Glenrothes Spring meet gala held on the 6th February.

Twenty nine swimmers were in action at this event, head coach Colin Barton was “over the moon with their efforts” saying that “all the swimmers did extremely well and despite having a very young team, we still managed to finish as the top club, with an impressive 85 point lead over the next team.”

Amongst the swim highlights were gold medals for Eilidh Redpath in the 100 meter individual medley, 100meter breaststroke, 100 meter freestyle, 100 meter butterfly and a silver medal in 100 backstroke events. These performances meant she earned top girl award, for the 13-14 year old category.

Jodie Finlay won a bronze medal for her 100 meter individual medley swim and followed that with a fourth place in 100 meter backstroke and butterfly events, before finishing in fifth place in her 100 breaststroke and 100 meter freestyle swims.

Sam Paterson placed seventh in her 100 meter individual medley event and eighth in the 100 meter breaststroke. Finishing in twelfth spot with her 100 meter freestyle swim.

Ellie Brown finished in eighth place with her 100 meter backstroke swim, also achieving tenth place in both her 100 meter freestyle and 100 meter butterfly swims, before finishing in eleventh place with her 100 meter individual medley swim and nineteenth place in the 100 meter breaststroke event.

An impressive fifth place for Evie Cuthbert in her 100 meter butterfly event, before finishing in eleventh place in both 100 meter freestyle and 100 meter backstroke events. Following that up with twelfth place in 100 meter individual medley and eighteenth place in 100 meter breaststroke events.

Izzy Drysdale finished in ninth place with her 100 meter freestyle, following that up with an eleventh place in the 100 meter butterfly. Managing a fourteenth place in both 100 meter individual medley and 100 meter breaststroke events and sixteenth place for her 100 meter backstroke swim.

Ellie Turnbull swam well to finish in twelfth place for her 100 meter butterfly swim and thirteenth place for both her 100 meter breaststroke and backstroke swim before finishing in sixteenth place in the individual medley and nineteenth place in the 100 meter freestyle.

Eilidh Maguire finished in ninth place with her 100 meter butterfly swim. Achieving fourteenth place for her 100 meter backstroke, seventeenth place in the 100 meter freestyle and nineteenth place for her 100 meter individual medley swim. Also finishing in twenty second place in the 100 meter breaststroke.

Abigail McAllister placed fourteenth in 100 meter butterfly event, twenty first place in the 100 backstroke and twenty second place for her individual medley swim and lastly twenty fourth spot  in 100 meter breaststroke event.

In the girls 8-10 year old category, Chloe Barron won gold in her 50 meter butterfly swim. Also finishing in joint seventh place in her 50 meter freestyle event. She also swam well to finish eighth place in her 100 meter individual medley swim and  in eleventh place in both her 50 meter breaststroke and backstroke events.

Abigail Porteous won a gold medal in the 50 meter breaststroke event, following that up with a bronze medal in the 100 meter individual medley swim. Not content with these performances she finished in fifth place in the 50 meter butterfly, sixth in 50 meter freestyle and seventh place in 50 meter backstroke events.

Aimee Bell finished in fifth place with her 50 meter freestyle swim, sixth place for her 100 meter individual medley and seventh place in the 50 meter breaststroke events. Also finishing ninth place in her 50 meter backstroke and fourteenth place for her 50 meter butterfly.

In the 11-12 year old category, Ellie Robertson won gold in 100 meter butterfly and 100 meter freestyle events following that up with a fifth place in the 100 meter backstroke.

Ria Colbridge won gold in her 100 meter breaststroke, silver for both her 100 meter freestyle and 100 meter individual medley swims and a bronze medal for her 100 meter butterfly and sixth place for her 100 meter backstroke swims. These performances saw her finishing in second place in the overall top girl award for her age group.

Jemma Gerstenberger finished in fourth place in her 100 meter breaststroke and 100 individual medley and 100 meter freestyle swims. Also finishing in seventh place in the 100 meter butterfly and tenth place for her 100 meter backstroke.

Olivia Muirhead swam well to achieve thirteenth place for her 100 meter butterfly swim, nineteenth place foe 100 meter freestyle, twenty seventh place for 100 meter breaststroke and twenty fifth place for 100 meter backstroke.

Charlotte Scott was also in action in 100 meter butterfly where she finished in fifteenth place. She also managed twentieth place for 100 meter breaststroke and 100 meter freestyle swims and twenty first for her 100 meter individual medley and twenty eighth in 100 meter backstroke events.

Emily Durkie’s top placings came with a seventeenth place in 100 meter breaststroke, and eighteenth place in 100 meter butterfly. Also achieving twenty fourth place in 100 meter individual medley, twenty sixth in 100 meter backstroke and thirtieth spot for her 100 meter freestyle swim.

In the boys 11-12 year old category, Jamie Ferguson won bronze for 100 meter butterfly and 100 meter freestyle. Finishing in fourth place in 100 meter breaststroke before winning a gold medal for 100 meter individual medley swim and silver medal in 100 meter backstroke.

Fraser Burgess was fourth in his 100 meter butterfly event, also finishing in sixth place in 100 meter individual medley and seventh in 100 meter backstroke. In addition he placed eighth in 100 meter freestyle and finished in tenth place in 100 meter breaststroke.

Roan Murray was seventh in 100 meter butterfly, eleventh in 100 meter breaststroke, fourteenth and twenty first place in 100 meter individual medley and 100 meter freestyle events.

Jamie Golder finished in seventh place for his individual medley swim, twelfth in his 100 meter butterfly, thirteenth in 100 meter backstroke also finishing in sixteenth and seventeenth places for his 100 meter freestyle and 100 meter backstroke events.

Calum Evans finished in tenth place for his 100 meter freestyle swim. Also achieving thirteenth place with his 100 meter breaststroke, fourteenth place in 100 meter butterfly, fifteenth place for his 100 meter backstroke and sixteenth place with his 100 meter individual medley swim.

Colin Doyle finished in twenty fourth place in his 100 meter freestyle event, and finished in twenty second place for his 100 meter backstroke swim. He also achieved a sixteenth place with his 100 meter breastroke swim.

Kyle Muirhead finished in twentieth position with his 100 meter individual medley swim and twenty fourth place in his 100 meter backstroke event before finishing in twenty sixth place with his 100 meter freestyle swim. Also achieving a nineteenth placing with his 100 meter breaststroke swim

Fraser Wilson was also on the winners podium to receive a silver medal in 100 meter breaststroke, before going one better to win the 100 meter freestyle, 100 meter individual medley, 100 meter backstroke, 100 meter butterfly events. This meant he was declared top boy for the 13-14 year old category.

Lewis Thomson finished in sixth place for his 100 meter individual medley and 100 meter backstroke swims before going onto claim a bronze medal with his 100 meter breaststroke swim. Also finishing in seventh place with his 100 meter freestyle swim.

Euan Edmiston finished in fifth place in the 100 meter individual medley and 100 meter breaststroke events,  and fourth place with his 100 meter backstroke and 100 meter butterfly events and 100 meter freestyle swims.

Adam smith finished in sixteenth place with his 100 meter breaststroke swim and fourteenth with his 100 meter freestyle swim before finishing in tenth place with his 100 meter individual medley swim. He also achieved seventh place for his 100 meter butterfly event.

Congratulations on all these performances, it goes to show hard work in training pays off in the pool.