20180708 South West Region Fast 5
ASA South West Region Fast 5
Chippenham had a strong team of 15 swimmers who qualified to enter and swam at the ASA South West Region Fast 5 Competition on Sunday 8th July at GL1 Leisure Centre, Gloucester. The swimmers were;
Holly Parker, Isabelle Chappell, Amelie Bartlett, Niamh Irwin, Amy Gibbons, Ella Parker, Maddy Lavelle, Michaela Sheppard, Natalie Pidgeon, Amy Hall, Louis Nicholls, Ethan Garrett, Jason Hall, Luke Brown and Harrison Jones.
The swimmers swam 5 races which were 50m in each of the four strokes and 100m IM. Fina points are awarded for each swimmer in every race and the points are added together to give a total for each swimmer. The swimmers in each age group are then ranked based on their final points. An award is presented to the top 3 swimmers in each age group.
Chippenham ASC had 3 swimmers that finished in the top 3 in their age group, a fantastic achievement, they were:
Amy Gibbons - 3rd in the 15 year old girls age group
Michaela Sheppard - 2nd in the 16 year old girls age group
Ethan Garrett - 2nd in the 16 year old boys age group
Chippenham ASC also had a number of top 10 swimmers in their age group, they were:
Ella Parker - 4th in age group
Niamh Irwin - 10th in age group
Natalie Pidgeon - 5th in age group
Amy Hall - 8th in age group
Jason Hall - 6th in age group
Harrison Jones - 9th in age group
All swimmers swam well with lots of great pbs, well done to everyone.