Millfield Swimming News

Excitement Builds at ESSA Championships

On Saturday the 19th of November the swimming team attended the English schools relay swimming championships, held in the 2012 London aquatics centre. After a long trip down on the Friday night the athletes woke up on Saturday bright eyed and bushy tailed and ready to take on the best schools in the country. The athletes did the school proud both in and out of the pool, coming away with 8 out of 12 national titles and a close 2nd in the other four races. Details below: 

Junior Teams (Year 7 & 8)

Boys freestyle relay 1st NR (Calvin Fry, Alex Painter, Evan Jones, Felix Sissins-Roffey)

Boys medley relay 1st NR (Alex Painter, Wyatt Walsh, Calvin Fry, Felix Sissins-Roffey)

Girls medley relay 1st NR (Maddie C-Sharp, Izzy Renwick, Rhiannon Evans, Ruby Smith) 

Girls freestyle relay 2nd (Izzy Renwick, Rhiannon Evans, Alice Chan, Ruby Smith)

Intermediate Teams (Year 9 & 10)

Boys medley relay 1st (Huw Williams, Simon Sweatman, Will Mitchell, Sean-Patrick McGowan)

Boys freestyle relay 2nd (Huw Williams, RoccoCyzer, Sean Patrick McGowan, Will Mitchell) Simon Sweatman (Heat swim only)

Girls medley relay 1st NR (Rachel Anderson, Sophia Wilson, Alice Gouldby, Waris Mills) Yasmine Hamerlaine (Heat swim only)

Girls freestyle relay 1st  NR (Alice Gouldby, Rachel Anderson, Waris Mills, Sophia Wilson) Yasmine Hamerlaine & Jaz Nobbs (Heat swim only)

Senior Teams (Year 11, L6, U6)

Boys medley relay 1st NR (Harry Chesterman, Zak Aitchison, Max McCusker, Louis Barker) Brodie Williams & Hamish Skillman (Heat swim only)

Boys freestyle relay 2nd (Hamish Skillman, Harry Chesterman, Louis Barker, Thomas Kingham) Brodie Williams & Zak Aitchison (Heat swim only)

Girls medley relay 1st (Emma Harvey, Emma Cain,Isabel Jones, Milly Tanner) Olivia Halcox & Lucie Street (Heat swim only)

Girls freestyle relay 2nd (Lucie Street, Emma Harvey, Olivia Halcox, Milly Tanner) Isabel Jones (Heat swim only)

 NR - National Schools Record

(Heat swim only) - The athlete did the heats but not the final

Thank you to all the parents that came to support the team. Also a special mention to bus driver, Tony, who was a pleasure and even manged to take us on a guided tour to London bridge on Friday night.