Cheshire County Champs Report – Wirral Metro

Over the course of the last 3 weekends Wirral Metro had 27 swimmers competing (11 registered as Wirral Metro and 16 squad swimmers registered with their home peninsular clubs) in the Cheshire County 2019 Championships in Macclesfield.

Below is a summary of their achievements:

First time qualifiers: Abbie Roscoe, Alexa Murray, Borys Rogala, Lucas Horton, Sophia Kewley, Tash McDonnell, Katie Harrison, Helen Booth, Amelie Cook, Lewis Foran.

Personal bests achieved: 88 (~50%)

Final swims (50 & 100s): 43

Top 8 finishes (200 and over): 32

Medals won: Gold: 6, Silver: 9, Bronze: 12 (Total 27)

Juniors

Gia Hothersall: Gold 400 & 800 Free, Silver 200 Fly

Alexa Murray: Silver 50 Breast, Bronze 50 & 100 Free

Seniors

Millie Gidman: Gold 50 & 100 Back, Silver 50 Free & 200 Back, Bronze 100 & 200 IM, 50, 100 & 200 Fly, 100 & 200 Free

Hannah Pettener: Gold 200 Back, Silver 100 Back, Bronze 400 IM & 800 Free

Ethan Robinson: Gold 200 Breast, Silver 50 & 100 Breast

Lucas Horton: Silver 50 Free, Bronze 50 Fly

James Pettener: Silver 400 IM

Award winners:

Hannah Pettener: 3rd place in Junior girls 200m Backstroke

James Pettener: 3rd place in Senior boys 400m IM

Millie Gidman: 4th place in Senior girls (15&over) Skins event

Lucas Horton: 3rd place in Junior boys (14&under) Skins event

Records:

Nathan Young: British Deaf swimming record for 200 Fly (2:11.20)

Age group awards:

Alexa Murray: 6th place in girls 10/11 years age group

Gia Hothersall: 6th place in girls 13 years age group

Age group positions:

Top 10: Millie Gidman (4th), Hannah Pettener (5th) Alexa Murray (6th), Gia Hothersall (6th), Lucas Horton (6th), Ethan Robinson (8th), Eisha Chahal (9th), Ben Johnson (10th),

Top 20: Borys Rogala, Billy Jardine, Abbie Roscoe, Megan Pendleton

All results available on the Swim Cheshire website http://www.swimcheshire.org/Events/2019/champs/webpages/index.htm