Glenrothes Spring Meet

Fins Competitive Swim Club
It was back to the Michael Woods Centre in Glenrothes last Saturday where 18 Fins’ swimmers competed in a total of 56 swims at the Glenrothes ASC Spring Meet.
This was another successful outing for the Fins swimmers both in terms of performance and achievement. The swimmers returned a creditable 68% improvement rate and won a total of 24 medals – 7 Gold; 8 Silver and 9 Bronze and only four swimmers failed to achieve a top ten finish and these were the younger less experienced swimmers. In addition to the medals there was a total of 23 top ten finishes. Fins achieved a full podium for the first time in a number of years when Kyle Pate, James Gray and Euan Pate finished 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively in the 15/16 boys 100m Butterfly. A further three events saw two Fins swimmers on the podium.
Top swimmer for Fins was Kyle Pate who won all of his three swims in the 100m Butterfly; 100m Freestyle and 100m Backstroke, and more importantly Kyle continues to reduce his times.
Three other swimmers won Gold and with two Gold medals was James Gray, who won the 100m Individual Medley and the 100m Breaststroke; he was 2nd in the 100m Butterfly and 4th in the 100m Freestyle.
Kiara Mackay, 15/16 years girls, won a Gold medal in the 100m Freestyle, a Silver medal in the 100m Butterfly and three Bronze Medals for the 100m Individual Medley; the 100m Breaststroke and the 100m Backstroke.
The final Gold medal winner was Sam Lewis, 13/14 years boys, in the 100m Breaststroke. Sam also won 2 Bronze Medals in the 100m Freestyle and 100m Individual Medley and was placed 5th in the 100m Butterfly.
A further four swimmers gained medals and they were:
Callum MacDonald, 13/14 boys, with four Silver Medals in the 100m Freestyle; 100m Individual Medley, 100m Backstroke and 100m Butterfly. Callum just missed out on a fifth medal finishing 4th in the 100m Breaststroke.
Euan Pate, won a Silver medal in the 100m Individual Medley; a Bronze medal in the 100m Butterfly and was placed 5th in the 100m Freestyle.
Lucy Brice, 13/14 girls, won a Silver medal in the 100m Breaststroke; was 4th in both the 100m Individual Medley and 100m Freestyle; and was 6th in both the 100m Backstroke and 100 Butterfly.
Claire Thomson, 13/14 girls, won three Bronze medals in the 100m Backstroke; the 100m Breaststroke; and the 100m Butterfly. Claire also finished 5th in the 100m Individual Medley and 6th in the 100m Freestyle.
There were six more swimmers to achieve a top ten placing and these were:
Mark Scott, 8-10 years boys , 4th – 50m Freestyle
Ben Lewis, 11/12 years boys, 5th – 100m Freestyle; 5th – 100m Backstroke and 8th – 100m Individual Medley
Erin O’Connor, 11/12 girls, 6th – 100m Freestyle and 9th in the 100m Individual Medley, 100m Breaststroke and 100m Backstroke.
Theo Goodfellow, 13/14 boys, 7th – 100m Breaststroke and 8th – 100m Freestyle
Kirsty Davis, 13/14 girls, 8th – 100m Individual Medley and 9th – 100m Breaststroke
Peter Scott, 11/12 boys, 9th – 100m Individual Medley.
The remaining four swimmers were Bradley Annan (8-10); Kimberley McCabe (13/14); Georgia Annan (11/12) and Rhonda Annan (8-10).
In terms of improvement the largest PB came from Mark Scott who reduced his 50m Freestyle by 11.75 seconds. Theo Goodfellow reduced his 100m Breaststroke by 8.87 seconds and Ben Lewis reduced his 100m Backstroke by 8.75 second
Updated 2016-03-20 12:01:16 by Ken White