G.S.C Swimmers Start 2019 in fins style at Bluefin qualifying meet!
The Bluefin SC hosted Development meet held on Saturday 12thJanuary in Kingfisher/NUIG proved to be a fantastic swim meet for the younger swimmers from GSC who posted multiple PB swims, podiums places & A grade times.
Leading the A Grade time achievements were achieved by Laura Geraghty (U11/100Freestyle), Izzy Farrell (U13/100 Backstroke & 200IM) & Louisa Hussey (U11/100IM).
B Grade podium places were achieved by Lousia Hussey (2nd/U11, 100 Freestyle), Isabelle Doorly (2nd/U11, 100Backstroke, 3rd/100 Freestyle & 100IM), Joseph Patten (1st/U11 100 IM & 3rd/100 Backstroke), Daniel Kennelly (2nd/U11, 100Backstroke, 100 IM & 3rd/100 Freestyle), Izzy Farrell (3rd/U13, 100 Freestyle), John Gibbs (2nd/U13, 100 Freestyle) & Cathal McGrath (2nd/U13, 100 Backstroke & 3rd/200IM).
C Grade podium places were achieved by Caoimhe Drea (2nd/U11, 100 Freestyle), Aining Zhan (1st/U13, 100 Freestyle), Ingrid Shaw (1ST/U13,200IM, 2nd/U13, 100 Freestyle & 100 Backstroke), Ruairi Waters (2nd/U11, 100 Freestyle & 3rd/100IM), Alex Shaw (1st/14+, 100 Freestyle, 1st/200IM & 3rd/100 Backstroke), Preston Geng (3rd/U11, 100 Backstroke), Alison Joyce (3rd/U13, 200IM).
In the 4X50 Mixed Freestyle relay events, GSC’s U11 A team took 1stplace, while the B team finish 3rd in a very exciting race & finish.GSC would like to congratulate all the swimmers for their endeavours & awesome swimming on the night & GSC would also like to extend sincere thanks to GSC Team Managers, Ursula Kennedy & Richard Geraghty & Coaches Caroline D, Catriona K & John K for their excellent support work to the team on a very rewarding evening of racing.