Swimming in Medals

Posted: 5th August 2018







2018 British Summer Championships

At the 2018 British Summer Championships, Mount Kelly swimming took home 2 Golds, 1 Silver and 4 Bronze medals as well as securing 22 Top 5 positions, 41 Final Swims and 64 personal best times. Individual medals came from Kaylee Dekker who won Gold in the 16 Years 100m Butterfly, Macy Lawrence who won Silver in the 16 years 50m Freestyle, Sam Dailley who won Bronze in the 17/18 Years 200m Butterfly and Oliver Taverner and Sandor Apponyi both won Bronze medals in the 50m Breaststroke events. Mount Kelly were also particularly dominant in the relay events with our 14-16 Girls winning Gold and Bronze in the 4x100m Freestyle and 4x200m Freestyle relays respectively. There were also Top 5 finishes for our Girls 14-16 team in the 4x100m Medley relay, Girls 17+ 4x100m Freestyle relay and Boys 17+ 4x100m Medley relay. 


2018 Swim England Summer Nationals

Following our success at the British Summer Championships, Mount Kelly excelled at the 2018 Swim England Summer Nationals, winning a huge total of 19 medals from 31 final swims. Medals were won by the following:


Morgan Penney – 100m Breaststroke

Finn Middleton – MC 50m Freestyle

Amelia Riggott – 50m Breaststroke

Jacob Newcombe – 100m Backstroke

Macy Lawrence – 50m Butterfly


Scarlett Orchard – 200m Freestyle

Ben Grainger – MC 100m Breaststroke

Molly Francis – 400m Ind. Medley

Sam Pease – 50m & 100m Backstroke

Katelyn Bergin – 200m Ind. Medley

Tom Brew – 200m Butterfly

Lewis Smart – 50m Breaststroke

Will Perry – MC 50m Butterfly

Maxwell George – 200m Backstroke

Jacob Newcombe – 200m Backstroke


Finn Middleton – MC 100m Freestyle

Ben Grainger – MC 200m Ind. Medley

Katelyn Bergin – 200m Butterfly


2018 Swim Wales Summer Nationals

Mount Kelly also had swimmers competing at the Swim Wales Summer Nationals and our small team managed to secure an amazing haul of 3 Golds, 2 Silvers and 2 Bronze medals. These medals were won by the following:


Harry Turner – 50m Freestyle & 100m Backstroke

Louis Nguyen – 100m Breaststroke


Louis Nguyen – 50m Butterfly an 50m Breaststroke


Harry Turner – 100m Freestyle

Bella Baird – 50m Breaststroke


A brilliant end to the Mount Kelly campaign at the 2018 National meets with a total of 33 medals being won across the three competitions. This makes 2018 Mount Kelly's most successful ever year at these national championships. 


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