Our older swimmers (aged 14 and older) won an unprecedented haul of 25 medals at the 2017 Middlesex County Youth Championships held at the London Aquatics Centre on 25-26th March. This follows on from the earlier success of our younger swimmers at the Middlesex Age Group County Championships and the 39-medal county tally is the highest in our 70-year history!
Top male medallist was Shakil Giordani (14 yrs) taking gold medals in the 1500 Free, 50m Back and 50m Fly and he was also the recipient of the Camden Swiss Cottage Trophy (fastest 50m back in 16/under). Shakil also won silver in the 200m, 50m Free and 100 Back and bronze (400m and 100m Free).
Other gold medallists included Rose Pepperday (15 yrs) in the 800 Free, Alejandro Isaza-Ocampo (15 yrs) in the 200m Back, and Alex Vonckx (14 yrs) in the 100 Breaststroke.
Alex Vonckx also won a silver in the 200 IM and 200 Back and two bronzes (50m and 100m Back) . Alejandro Isaza-Ocampo also gained a sliver in the 100 Back and bronze in the 50 back.
Bronze medallists included Nicola Lawrence (19 yrs) in the 400IM; Kelton Ryland (14 yrs) in the 200m Breaststroke and 400IM; para swimmer Ryan Miskovics in 100 Free and 50 Free; Max Hanson (14 yrs) in the 50m and 100m Breaststroke; and Renat Samur (15 yrs) in the 50 fly.
You can read all about it in the articles published in the Tottenham & Wood Green Independent (28/03/2017) Record haul for Haringey Aquatics at Youth Championships
and the Ham & High (28/03/2017) Stunning medal haul for Haringey Aquatics