81 Swimmers Swimming
Continuing on from a very successful 2016, of the 102 County Qualifiers for 2017 a total of 81 Swindon Dolphin swimmers are now confirmed for the 2017 Wiltshire County Championships. While many swimmers (and parents) will be looking forward to a well-earned Christmas break over the coming weeks, for those qualifying (and entered) in next years counties, training will continue pretty much as normal throughout the Christmas period to enable these swimmers to be ready and focused for the County Championships which start on January 14th.
A change in the County program for 2017 will see the younger swimmers ie 9yr-13yr competing first over January 14th, 15th & 21st and the “Youths” ie 14yr+ competing January 22nd, February 4th & 5th. A weeks break in the Youths program will allow the County Long Distance events to be swam on January 28th, which makes for a fairly busy start to the year for swimmers, parents, coaches and officials.
The full list of the 81 Swindon Dolphin 2017 County Championship confirmed entries can be seen below : Aaron Knight, Abbie Crook, Aimee Masters, Aleshya Easen, Alfie Fudge, Alice Lockey, Bea George, Ben Hunt, Ben Tait, Bethany Taylor, Caitlin Gulliver, Callum Battocchio, Cathy Naus, Cerys Baker, Charlotte Gardo, Charlotte Purvis, Cieran Griffin, Craig Harris, David Leonard, Denice Gardo, Doug Alexander, Emilie Gulliver, Erin Henly, Erin Parker, Esther Williams, Ethan Fowler, Ethan Gough, Finlay Eaton, Freddie Carter, Gareth Sutherland , Grace Whitehouse, Hannah Bailey, Harri Crook, Henry Pearce, Henry Rideout, Izzy Felton, Jack Marshman, Jake Lewis, James Hawkins, Jasmine Dabner, Jessica King, Jon Audis, Juliette Hudson, Katie Stratford, Kerry Rutherford, Laura Brown, Lauren Matthews, Lewis Kane, Louise Gardo, Luca Crockford, Lucas Pearcey, Lucy Adamson, Luke Morgan, Lyra Sheppard, Mackenzie Jeffery, Madeleine Maysey, Matthew Edwards, Maya Grounsell, Megan Adamson, Mia Gough, Miles Farrington, Morgan Wollen, Nigel Masters, Noah Parker, Oliver Eaton, Olivia Gough, Olivia Gray, Oscar Pearcey, Rachel Brown, Rebecca Matthews, Regan Jefferies, Sam Morgan, Samuel Elliott, Sophie Bartlett, Talia Haines, Theo Hancock, Thomas Pearce, Tyler Hillier, William Davies, William Leonard & Zak Parker.
Chief Coach Andy Alexander added “I am very positive about the new year. As you can see from the number of swimmers qualifying, we continue to have good strength and depth across the club, and following some recent initiatives being rolled out within Swindon Dolphin program, I am confident the club will continue to improve”
Best of luck to everyone competing in the 2017 County Championships.