The Dartford spring meet was very well supported by Orpington Ojays swimmers. We began with Justin Strover winning the 400 F/c with a 12sec PB. We then followed that up with 22 1st places from Alice Leng 100Breaststroke, Nam Nguyen 200IM, 100Back, 50Back and 200Back, Ellie Harden 50Back, 100Back and 200Back, Ben Langdown 50Back, 100Back and 50 Fly, Alethea West 100F/c, 50Fly and 50F/c, Ben Strover 400IM, Samantha Jackson 200IM and 50 Breaststroke, Matilda Barrett 400F/c, Samuel Ryan 50Fly and 50Back, Lilia Fornasier 100Back and Tom Magee-Brown 200Breaststroke.
We also had 16 2nd Places by Ellie Harden, Ellie Brown, Amelia Frisby, Alice Leng, Matilda Barrett, Nam Nguyen, Alethea West, Hannah Strover, Anna Cvjetan, Samuel Ryan, Billy Birchmore and William Magee-Brown. We had 13 3rd places by Safiyah Ismail, Ben Langdown, Radha Gollapudy, Alethea West, Billy Birchmore, Olivia Cioran, Justin Strover, Ellie Brown, Nam Nguyen, Amelia Frisby and Christy Barker. Other Medallists who got places 4-6th were Mateo Rodriguez-Aparicio, Alexandra Cioran, Matilda Barrett, Ben Langdown, Ellie Brown, Niccolo Cavasino, Lilia Fornasier, Ava Hickey, Charlotte Field, Charlotte Bloodworth, Amelia Frisby and Trisha Parthasarathy.
We had a Grand total of 131 PBs over the whole weekend which is a massive achievement from all the swimmers that swam. The other people we had swimming who swam well are Alice Brown, Agata Kuszneruk, Olivia Magee-Brown, Grace Tume, Lucy Glossop, Olivia Cenac, Lauren Bond, Joseph Buckley, Pranav Garg, Sheena Akende and Ayse Dourmoush.
Thank you to all the parents for the support that was given to all our swimmers also to Damian Edmonds, Dave Langdown, Sam Gaster, William Magee-Brown and Steve Birchmore for all the help on poolside.