Blythe Barracudas well represented at Coventry and District Primary - The Solihull Observer

Blythe Barracudas well represented at Coventry and District Primary

Solihull Editorial 16th Oct, 2016 Updated: 21st Oct, 2016   0

Blythe Barracudas were well represented at the recent Coventry and District Primary Galas held over two weekends at Pingles Leisure Centre, Nuneaton.

The girls were in exceptional form qualifying for 27 places in the finals with ten year old girl Charlotte Maloney winning a bronze medal in the 50m backstroke and the 100m breaststroke finals.

Molly Vondrak won a bronze medal in the 100m butterfly final and eleven-year-old Beth Morris gained a bronze medal in the 50m breaststroke final.

Emily Worrall, 13, secured a bronze medal in the 100m breaststroke final whilst Hannah O’Leary secured a gold medal in the 50m freestyle final, a silver medal in the 50m breaststroke final and a bronze medal in the 100m butterfly final. Hannah also obtained a gold medal in the 200m freestyle, a silver medal in the 400 IM and a bronze medal in the 200m IM.




Fourteen year old Darcy Burnham acquired a gold medal in the 200m freestyle and 400m freestyle and Freya Lindsay a bronze medal in the 200m backstroke.

The boys earned 36 places in the finals. For the 10 year old boys Joseph Franklin achieved a silver medal in the 100m freestyle final and a bronze medal in the 100m butterfly and 50m freestyle finals.


Lukas Whaley, 11, collected a bronze medal in the 50m breaststroke final and a bronze medal in the 200m breaststroke.

Thirteen year old James Carson gained a silver medal in the 200m backstroke and 200m butterfly and a bronze medal in the 100m butterfly final whilst Thomas Beech won a silver medal in the 50m breaststroke and 100m freestyle finals. Thomas also obtained a silver medal in the 200m breaststroke.

Fourteen year old Myles Harris secured a gold medal in the 50m breaststroke and 50m freestyle finals, a silver medal in the 100m freestyle final and a bronze medal in the 50m backstroke final. Myles also received a silver medal in the 200m breaststroke.

Leo Sarigins, 15, acquired a silver medal in the 50m backstroke final

There were also notable swims from Jess Deans, Darcie Flynn, Scarlett Flynn, Rosie Franklin, Joshua Golsby-Taylor, Carys Hayes, Jack Kirby, Isabelle Maloney, Samuel McLoughlin and Matthew Wilkinson who secured places in various finals throughout the gala.

Blythe Barracudas is a friendly club offering lessons and training opportunities for all levels of swimmers in the Solihull and South Birmingham areas. For further information or to book a trial with one of our fully qualified coaches, please visit www.blythebarracudas.com.

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