Essex Swimming Championships: Thurrock Swimmers Set Essex Alight
THURROCK Swimming Club participated at the first weekend of the Essex Age Group Championships. It was a fantastic weekend with many Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and top 10 finishes. All swimmers achieved personal best times and relay teams finished in the top 10.
Swimmers that gained medals and final places were; Obalolu Bankole came 1st in the 50 Breast, Daniel Boboye 1st 50 free,8th 50 fly, 3rd 100 free,2nd 50 breast, Jeremy Godwin 2nd 50 breast Emma Harris 9th 50 breast, Paige Laybourn-Morris 6th 400 free, Kevin Moghina 3rd 100 free, 4th 50 free, 9th 50 breast, Osehon Ojiekhudu 4th 50 fly, 4th 50 free, 7th 50 back, 4th 100 free, Tobi Olajide 1st 100 free, 2nd 50 free, 3rd 50 fly, 5th 400 free 4th 50 back, Amir Olalekan 5th 50 fly,8th 100 free, 9th 50 back, 9th 50 free, Joshua Shepherd 1st 50 fly,4th 400 free, 2nd 50 free, 2nd 100 free, 4th 50 back, Nikita Charykin 1st 400 free, 1st 50 fly, 1st 50 back, 4th 100 free, 4th 50 breast, 6th 50 free, Henry Dean 3rd 50 fly, Elise Delapperall 7th 400 free, 10th 50 back, 5th 50 fly, Priya Dhillon 9th 50 fly, 10th 50 free, Bryony Edgings 7th 400 free, Jude Hills 1st 50 fly, 1st 50 free, 1st 50 back, 2nd 400 free, 1st 100 free, Jenson Hurrell 3rd 50 back, 10th 50 breast, Harrison Jarvis 1st 50 breast, 5th 400 free Ethan Martin 2nd 50 back, 3rd 100 free, 4th 400 free, Tilly Mayes 5th 50 fly,7th 50 free, Radost Milkova 6th 50 back, Ben Minister, Colin Moghina 5th 50 breast, Daisy Patterson 8th 50 back, , Jimmy Taylor 3rd 400 free 9th 50 fly, Martine Tran 6th 50 fly, Jasmine Verlander 4th 50 back, 7th 50 free, Ayobami Akindele 2nd 50 breat, 2nd 50 fly, 8th 50 free, Mide Olajide 7th 50 free 7th 50 fly, Eloise Bruce7th 50 fly, Sophie Conroy 5th 50 fly.
Thurrock swimmers who competed and achieved personal best times were, Oluwatamilore Bankole, Roxanne Coker, Lottie Delapperall, Yordan Golemdzhiev, Aivira Khan, Jan Milkov, Jodie Noriega, Ademola Oshowole, Elise Paraiwa, Kai Patel, Zandro Sanao, Gabriella Taiwo, Daniel Thompson, Louise Webster, Caitlin Murray, Ethan ParaiwaJennifer Riddle, Matthew Riddle, Oliver Schneider, Michaela Taiwo, Mia Ward, Aidan Wood, Daniel Aiyewumi, Rebecca West.
Boys 9/10 team Will Minister, Markos Mouratidis, Tirenioluwa Ogundele, Kai Patel finished 8th in both the 4×50 free and medley relays. In the girls 4×50 free team Ava Bouchaud, Morolayo Akindele, Matilda White, Olamide Elemide-emis finished 10th overall. In the medley team, Mia Adamd replaced Matilda White and finished just outside the top 10.
Boys 13/14 Free team Nikita Charykin, Henry Dean, Daniel Boboye and Ben Minister came 5th.
Boys 15+ Ethan Martin, Jude Hills, Mide Olajide and Jimmy Taylor finished just outside of the top 8
Girls 15+ Michaela Taiwo, Bryony Edgings, Rebecca West and Tilly Mayes 4th 4×50 free team. Girls 13/14 team consisting of Priya Dhillon, Elise Delapperall, Jasmine Verlander and Eloise Bruce finished 3rd in the 4×50 free relay