Swimming: Saffron Seals’ put in good showing in final Essex Swim League fixture

PUBLISHED: 12:35 19 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:35 19 March 2013

SAFFRON Seals swimmers put in some good performance in the final leg of Division 4 Essex Swim League fixtures at Basildon Sporting Village on Saturday.

The Saffron Walden swimmers were in equal second place after 24 events, despite once again being short of 15-year-old swimmers, forcing many to swim in events out of their age group.

Basildon & Phoenix ended out in front with 192 points and were promoted to Division 3 for next season. Harwich finished on 172 points, Chelmsford on 165 and Seals on 149.

Seals swimmers still managed to achieve several personal best times:

Open

Breaststroke 100m - Tom Berry 1.23.53

Butterfly 50m - Robert Chappell 30.50

15 years & under

Backstroke 100m - Sean Elsom 1.28.18

Breaststroke 100m - Georgina Dunham 1.40.22; Sean Elsom 1.36.90

Butterfly 50m - Maddie Peck 43.62

Freestyle 100m - Lee Watts 1.12.69

13 years & under

Breaststroke 50m - Willem Brooker 45.81

Freestyle 50m - Thomas Dowson 31.81

11 years & under

Butterfly 25m - Claire Stockton 18.59; Nathan Abbotson 19.59

Freestyle 50m - Emma Sarginson 34.18


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