G.S.C swimmers make a splash at the first meet of the season
GSC’s younger generation swimmers made a BIG splash at their first Development (B/C) Graded meet of the season hosted by Tuam SC on Saturday 28th October, achieving multiple personal best swims, podium finishes and “A” Grade times.
Leading the fantastic G.S.C swims where A Graded time performances were achieved: Deirbhile Melody (U11 Girls 200m Backstroke), Cillian McCullagh (U11 Boys/200m Backstroke) and John Patten (U13 Boys/200m Backstroke).
B Grade podium finishes were achieved by Marjia Giedraityte (2nd U11 Girls/50m Butterfly, 2nd/100mIM and 3rd/100m Breaststroke), Cillian McCullagh (2nd U11 Boys/100m Breaststroke and 2nd/100mIM), John Patten (1st U13 Boys/100m Breaststroke, 2nd/100m Butterfly), Erin Smyth (1st U11Girls/50m Butterfly, 3rd/100mIM & 3rd U11/200m Backstroke), Sophie Lally (1st U13 Girls/200m Backstroke & 2nd/100mIM ), Vlad Chizhevski (2nd U14 & Over Boys/200m Backstroke), Emily Wooding (3rd U11 Girls/50m Butterfly), John Gibbs (1st U11 Boys/50mButterfly and 3rd/100mIM) and Tom Healy (3rd U11 Boys/50mButterfly).
C Grade podium finishes were achieved by Izzy Farrell (1st U11 Girls/100m Breaststroke), Michael Keegan (2nd U11Boys/100mIM & 3rd U11 Boys/100m Breaststroke), Vlad Chizhevski (1st U14 & Over Boys/100m Breaststroke & 2nd100mIM), Eoghan Hart (1st U11Boys/200m Backstroke), Sophie Lally (3rd/U11 Girls/100m Butterfly), Emily Wooding (2nd U11 Girls/100m IM), Deirbhile Melody (3RD U11 Girls/100mIM), Tom Healy (3rd U11 Boys/100mIM).
Other excellent swimming performances on the night were achieved by Laura Geraghty, Louisa Hussey, Niamh Grogan, Isabelle Doorly, Zainab Rather, Daniel Mitchell & Riain Kennedy.
Galway Swimming Club would like to congratulate all the swimmers for their endeavours and superb swimming on the night. We would also like to extend sincere thanks to GSC Team Managers, Caroline Doorly and Yvonne Gibbs and Coaches Magda & Brian for their excellent support work to the team on a very positive night of competing.
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