Derbyshire ASA County Youth and Age Group Championships 2016 – ESC Highlights

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The Derbyshire ASA County Youth and Age Group Championships 2016 took place at the Arc Leisure Centre, Matlock on 20th, 21st, 27th and 28th of February.

Highlights from Coach Team Member – John Casey

A massive well done to all swimmers who took part in the Derbyshire’s.  A very successful championships with many great swims and achievements.

  • 68 of 76 races in the heats resulted in PB’s – that’s 90% of races entered.
  • 81 out of 106 races in total (including the finals) resulted in PB’s – that’s 76% of races entered.
  • 9 swimmers qualified for and competed in 30 finals.  A total of 32 top 8 finishes.

And there were medals too!

  • Savannah Cooper 50m backstroke 2nd place, 50m breaststroke 2nd place and 50m freestyle 2nd place
  • Harvey Sands 50m backstroke 3rd place and 100m butterfly 2nd place
  • Riminy Casey 100m butterfly 2nd place, 200m butterfly 2nd place
  • William Hogg 100m freestyle 2nd place

A special mention goes to Chloe Gibson for an excellent performance in 800m freestyle with around a 45 second PB.

Congratulations to the following swimmers for qualifying for the East Midlands Regional Competition in May:

  • Savannah Cooper – 50m backstroke
  • Harrison Casey – 50m breaststroke and 100m breaststroke
  • Riminy Casey – 50m butterfly, 100m butterfly, 200m butterfly (already achieved prior to Derbyshire Champs)
  • William Hogg – 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle (already achieved prior to Derbyshire Champs)

Full Results

Eckington Swimming Club’s extract of results can be downloaded using this link:

The full results are available direct from the Derbyshire ASA web site: