In a busy weekend in the competition schedule, City of Oxford also had a large contingent of 84 swimmers at Cardiff International Pool for the Welsh Capital Open Level 2 Meet 2016, 4th to 6th November. City took ‘Top Club Award’ from a field of 23 clubs and scooped a superb 27 gold medals!
There were also copious personal bests, silver and bronze medals gained, county considered and accepted times achieved, records smashed and skills sharpened during three days of intense competition. City swimmers dominated the blocks in the finals of the 100m freestyle.
City’s most successful swimmers included Delphine Little, age 13, (photo below) awarded ‘top girl’ with medals in 200m IM, 100m backstroke, 100m freestyle, 200m backstroke in the girls 12-13 age group category. Evie McLean, age 12, broke the Welsh Capital Open Meet record for 50m breaststroke with a time of 35.74. Libby Gotta, age 12, broke six Deaf Age Group swimming records in 50m, 100m and 200m breastroke, 200m IM, 100 fly and 200m backstroke.
Other gold medallists were: Emily Ford, 14-15 years category 50m back, 50m fly, 200m IM, 100m back, Billy Wotton, 13-14 years 200m free, 50m breast, Daniel Jenkins, 15-16 years 200m free, 400m free, Adam Pinfold, 15-16 years 50m free, 100m free, Georgina Butler, 14-15 years 200m IM, 100m free, George Rudd, 13-14 years 400m IM, Max Bolcato, 13-14 years 50m fly, Dotty Goodgame, 14-15 years 200m fly, Gabriel Agostini, 13-14 years 50m free, Mimi Morley Iszatt, 12-13 years 50m back, Shannon Motha, 16 years and over 50m back, Megan Smit, 12-13 years 400m free, Weiyi Tan, 16 years and over 200m IM, Lucy Gotta 12-13 years 400m IM, Max Underwood, 15-16 years 200m fly, Nick Skelton, 13-14 years 50m back, Daniel McNamara, 13-14 years 400m free, Lily Cooke, 9-11 years Multi-Class category 100m breast.
Full results are available from the City of Cardiff Swimming Club website