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Swansea Aquatics’ swimmers celebrate medal haul at Championships

Swansea Aquatics took on the very best of Welsh swimming in the Swim Wales Long-Course Championships at the Wales National Pool Swansea over the Easter weekend (Apr 19-22) .

Swimmers from 11-years-old plus raced in events ranging from 50m to 1500m in the Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly, Medley and Relays.

Hayley Baker Head Coach of Swansea Aquatics said: “We built off the confidence of British Championships in the week, which produced outstanding swims.

“Swimmers qualified for World Championships in South Korea, which will be held in the Summer.

“Over the Easter weekend at Welsh Championships the trend continued with the club picking up 50 medals with  young and old contributing to the team’s success.

“Swansea Aquatics team picked up a total of 27 golds, 20 silvers and 13 bronzes celebrating a stellar performance to establish one of the strongest teams in Wales.

“We would like to thank all the coaching team, volunteers and swimmers involved in this success.”

The club now has 250 swimmers and it is celebrating its 100th year of existence.  


Gold: Jamie Black, Laura Hawkins x3, Ellie Westoby, Jess Dickinson x2, Gabrielle Melbourne-Smith, Abi Burr Tyler Melbourne-Smith x 8, Ab Rodriguez x2, Max Elkin, Charlie Hopkins, Gabr Melbourne-Smith x2, Chloe Pritchard, Lewis Hodgetts x2, Wil Hutchens, Jessica Dickinson, Aneurin Davies, Rhys Edwards, Elizabeth Arnold, Relay (Jessica Dickinson, Chloe Pritchard, Amelia Tucker, Aimee Stokes), Relay (Charlie Hopkins, Will Hitchens, Lewis Hopkins, Dan Jones), Aimee Stokes, Relay (Max Elkin, Aneurin Davies, Conner Smart, AB Rodriquez), Relay (Liam White, George Hopkins, Lewis Fraser, Dan Jones).

SILVER: Tyler Melbourne-Smith x2, Sienna Burgess, Porsche Demery, Chloe Pritchard x2, Amiee Stokes, Chloe Pritchard,  Joshua Loney, Max Elkin x3, Porsche Demery, Jessica Dickinson, Ellie Westoby, Jamie Black, Abigail Davies, Gabr Melbourne-Smith, Abigail Burr, Relay (Liam White, Josh Loney, Harry Turner, Jamie Black), Relay (Chloe Pritchard, Sienna Burgess, Jess Dickinson, Aimee Stokes), Relay (Ellie Westoby, Laura Hawkins, Abigail Burr, Elizabeth Arnold),  (Joe Small, Ioannis Tsampanakis, Lewis Hodgetts, Charlie Hopkins)

BRONZE: Wil Hutchens, Sophie Peter, Hannah Peter, Amy Farthing, Conner Smart, Gabr Melbourne-Smith x2, AB Rodriguez, Harry Turner, Jamie Black, Chloe Pritchard, Ekaterina Price, Harry Hewitt

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