Helensburgh Amateur Swimming club swimmers were out in force at the Milngavie & Bearsden Winter Graded meet in Drumchapel last weekend.

There was a good turnout with 8 swimmers from the club taking part, new personal best times were set over 17 events with all swimmers securing a personal best time in at least 1 event. Lance McMahon and Joseph Aylward also brought back medals, Joseph a silver and Lance 1 silver and 2 bronze.

Triple medal winner Lance swimming in the 8 year old group excelled over the weekend securing personal best times in 4 out of his 5 events. He won a silver medal in the 50m breaststroke and a pb of 2.82 seconds. He followed that up with a bronze in the 100m Individual Medley and a fantastic pb of 17.60 seconds and scooped a second bronze in the 50m freestyle and a pb of 2.15 seconds. Despite a very strong pb of 13.93 seconds in the 50m butterfly he was just pipped to 4th place and also had to settle for 4th place in the 50m Backstroke. Joseph swimming in the 13 age group secured a silver medal and a personal best time.

Swimmers securing notable PBs were Della Smith who secured a massive pb of 37.91 seconds in the 100m Breaststroke and a 10.47 second improvement in the 50m backstroke. Isabella Brown secured a 10.46 second improvement in the 50m freestyle and a 9.59 second improvement in the 50m Backstroke. Millie White secured a strong pb of 7.46 seconds the 50m freestyle. Milly Macartney secured a 6.61second pb in the 50m Backstroke and Lilly Boultby secured a 6.32 second pb in the 100m Backstroke.

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In the News… HASC at the Milngavie & Bearsden Winter Graded Meet