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Swimming Champions – again

Published by Walthamstow Hall on Tuesday 18th of January 2022

Fantastic results from the pool: our swimmers competed against the best school teams in Kent on Saturday in all three age categories, to become champions for the third time running.

The Kent Secondary Schools’ Individual Swimming Championships were held at Hartsdown Pool in Margate, after a year of absence due to the pandemic.

Those representing Walthamstow Hall were: Imogen, Isabel, Sophie, Emily, Maisie, Freja, Danielle, Iris, Gabriela, Alice, Fern, Ruth, Imogen, Jasmine, Millie, Edith and Lillie.

This competition proved to be highly competitive with many close races. All the swimmers representing Walthamstow Hall performed outstandingly to win the overall girls’ trophy for the third consecutive year. A remarkable achievement for all who participated and the School.

Points and medals were awarded to the top six swimmers from each event (fifteen events in total). Those who placed within the top six were as follows:

Juniors (Years 7-8)
Imogen Breaststroke 100m Gold
Backstroke 100m Silver
Sophie Butterfly 100m 5th
Freestyle 100m 6th
Emily Backstroke 100m 5th

Intermediates (Years 9-10)
Fern Freestyle 100m 4th
Individual Medley 200m 5th
Maisie Backstroke 100m 4th
Gabriela Freestyle 100m 6th

Imogen Breaststroke 100m Gold
Individual Medley 200m Bronze
Lilie Butterfly 100m Gold
Millie Backstroke 100m Silver
Individual Medley 200m Silver
Edith Freestyle 100m Silver
Butterfly 100m Bronze
Jasmine Breaststroke 100m 4th
Backstroke 100m 5th

This was a fantastic performance by all the girls who competed for Walthamstow Hall.

Report by Head Swim Coach Mr Richard Smith.
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