Meet Report: Tuam B/C Gala on 18th May
GSC’s budding young stars of the future got the chance to shine during the B/C graded meet held in Tuam on 18th May.
With a fantastic 40 PB’s from the team, there were several standout performances with seven A times achieved at the event.
Congratulations to U11 girls Jennifer Holland and Grace A Kavanagh and U11 boys Tom O’Sullivan and David Doorly who achieved their A times in the 100 backstroke.
John Morrison swam to an A time finish in the 100 breaststroke and David Doorly and Tom O’Sullivan also made the A time grade in the 100 freestyle.
There were also suberb B time finishes at the event.
In the 100 backstroke, Alison Walsh won gold with Lucy Kavanagh taking silver and Ailbhe Mulhall winning bronze. Dominic Cahill took the bronze in the U13 boys backstroke event.
Evan O’Boyle and Eoin O’Malley took the silver and bronze with B times in the 100 breastroke event with Alison Walsh and Jennifer Holland making further B times in the 100 freestyle event.
There were further C times achieved by the team in the 100 breaststroke event with U11 boys Gavin Dempsey coming first and Harry Walsh coming in second in the event.
There was more success in the C time grade during the 100 freestyle event for Lucy Kavanagh who came second and Alison Gibbs who made the third place podium. Not to be outdone, Aaron Burke and Gavin Demsey claimed first and second places in the same C time event.
GSC would like to thanks coaches John Keogh, Kerrie Horkan, Kevin McGlade and Gwen Ryan for their support to the team during the event and also sincere thanks to Team Managers Nicola Donovan and Don Silke.