Personal bests for local swimmers

AASC swimmers at the gala
AASC swimmers at the gala

Elaine Murray, Kailey Finnie and Skye Strachan travelled to the International School Aberdeen for Aberdeen Amateur’s first gala on Sunday, February 8.

Speaking about their achievements, poolside coaches Leigh Strachan and Elizabeth Willox said: “The girls swam their hearts out achieving personal bests in most of their swims.

“We are really proud of them!”

Results from the gala are as follows:

11 year old girls:

Elaine Murray - Gold 50m Fly and Back.

Elaine Murray - Silver 50m Free and Breast.

9 year old girls:

Kailey Finnie - Bronze 50m Back.

Skye Strachan - Silver 50m Free, Fly and Back.

Skye Strachan - Bronze 50m Breast.

Elizabeth added: “In the afternoon sessions our boys Callum Westland, Joseph and Jacob Willox were competing and they also had some cracking swims.

“I am absolutely chuffed to bits with them all.”

The afternoon session results are as follows:

9 year old boys:

Jacob Willox - 50m Free in 57.55s, 50m Back 1.01.19s, 50m Breast.

11 year old boys:

Callum Westland - 50m Free in 41.08s, 50m Fly in 58.19s, 50m Breast in 56.76s, 50m Back in 47.43s.

Joseph Willox - 50m Free in 46.80s, 502m Breast in 1.04.80s, 50m Back in 54.04s.