Individual Success in Swimming
Talented year 13 pupil Nico Campbell made the most of his international call up at the World Short Course (25m) Swimming Championships in Doha. The A-level PE student represented Jamaica in five events, testing himself against the top swimmers from across the world.
Nico swam a personal best in the five events that he competed in. In addition he set three national records, catching the eye of an array of scouts. Times and distances include the following:
- 200m freestyle - 1.49.63 minutes, National record, PB
- 100m freestyle - 50.65 seconds, PB
- 50m freestyle - 23.29 seconds, PB
- 50m butterfly - 25.28 seconds, National record, PB
- 100m butterfly - 56.2 seconds, National record, PB
Nico will be swimming for Broxbourne School in the district league at John Warner School on Monday.
Amy Godsave continues to make outstanding progress in the pool. The year 10 pupil had a very successfully weekend at the ASA East Region Winter Championship at Inspire Luton Sports Village. The short course championships brought together some talented swimmers from across the regional. Unfazed by the magnitude of the event Amy came away with a hat-trick of wins and two regional records. Times are distances are as follows:
100m freestyle - 56.5 seconds, Regional Record (previous record stood since 2005)
50m freestyle - 26.1 seconds Regional Record (previous record stood since 2008)
50m butterfly - 29.30 seconds
Amy has already qualified for two events at the British Championships which are in April 2015 (at the Olympic pool in London).
Amy will also be representing Broxbourne School in the district league this Monday.
Oliver Perry also competed at the regional championships. Representing Bishop Stortford Oliver won the 50m butterfly 26.56 seconds.