Chester-le-Street ASC Updates from the British Summer Championships and ASA National Summer Championships.
Our swimmers have already gotten off to a great start, beginning with Daniel Butler who finished fifth in the 1500m Open Water event. On Tuesday at the British Summer Championships, Alex Mason qualified for the 50m Back final and finished fourth with a time of 27.52. On the same day there were also PBs from Elle Brown and Daniel Butler.
On Thursday, we had three swims – Elle Brown in the 200m Fly, Alex Mason in the 100m Free and Daniel Butler in the 1500m Free. Alex made the 100m Free final where he finished eighth in a time of 55.00, Elle was first reserve for her final. Daniel finished sixth in his event, with a time of 17:16.18.
On Friday, Alex made another final, this time in the 100m Fly. He finished seventh in a time of 58.76.
Saturday; Our first medal and two amazing swims. Alex Mason won a Sliver Medal in the 50m Freestyle in a blisteringly fast time of 24.76. Elle Brown finished seventh in the 400m Freestyle, with a time of 4:29.84.
On Sunday, Alex finished sixteenth in the 200m Backstroke, with a time of 2:14.42. He also qualified for the 50m Butterfly final and finished a fantastic joint third with a time of 26.13.
On Monday at the ASA National Summer Championships, Daniel Butler won Gold in the 400m Individual Medley with a time of 4:55.84.
On Tuesday, we had Taryn Wheat in action in the 50m Freestyle and Elle Brown competiting in the 100m Butterfly. Taryn finished fifth in the final with a fantastic time (and PB) of 28.06. In the Fly, Elle finished twelth in a time of 1:07.60
On Wednesday, we had Jamie Keyworth in action swimming in the 50m Backstroke and Daniel Butler swimming in the 200m IM. Jamie finished seventeenth with a time of 29.20. Daniel qualified for the final, and finished seventh with a time of 2:21.38.
Alex Mason won gold in the 100m Backstroke on Thursday with a time of 1:00.25.
How else though to finish the two weeks than with a Gold Medal? Elle Brown won the 800m Freestyle in a time of 9:16.75.
Our 2016 National Qualifiers were;
- Alex Mason
- Daniel Butler
- Elle Brown
- James Keworth
- Taryn Wheat