East District finals

The final weekend of the East District Age Group championships took place on the 9th and 10th of February at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh.

It was 2 full days, with 6 sessions in total and over 40 of our swimmers took part in more than 150 races (100m of each 4 strokes and 200IM). 15 of our relay teams completed the programme.

Medalists were as follows:

Saturday
Kate Carruthers – 13 years 200IM – silver
Holly McGill – 14 years 200IM – bronze
Rowan Saunders – 15 years 200IM – bronze
Ellie Reilly – 16 years 200IM – gold
Erika Coupek – 17&O 200IM – silver
Orla Macinnes – 11/12 years 100 fly – gold
Alice Mackie – 13 years 100 fly – silver
Jack Brown – 14 years 100 back – gold
Kate Carruthers – 13 years 100 free – gold
Ellie Reilly – 16 years 100 free – bronze
Josh Elliott – 11/12 years 100 breast – silver
Jack Brown – 14 years 100 breast – bronze
Holly McGill/Holly Lumsden/Alice Mackie/Kate Carruthers – 13/14 years 200 medley relay – silver
Rowan Saunders/Ellie Reilly/Mary Mackie/Louise Macarthur – 15/16 200 medley relay – bronze
Finlay Saunders/Angus Rutherford/Rory Young/Jamie Claxton – 17&O 200 medley relay – bronze

Sunday
Holly McGill – 14 years 100 back – gold
Erika Coupek – 17&O 100 back – silver
Jack Brown – 14 years 100 free – bronze
Ellie Reilly – 16 years 100 breast – silver
Jack Brown – 14 years 200IM – bronze
Jack McGill – 15 years 200IM – bronze
Olivia Dean/Holly McGill/Holly Lumsden/Kate Carruthers – 13/14 200 free relay – silver
Ellie Reilly/Adele McDaid/Louise MacArthur/Rowan Saunders 15/16 200 free relay – bronze

The points from the full East District series were added together to award a top boy and girl trophy in each age group.  We’re proud to say that Kate Carruthers (13 years) and Erika Coupek (17 and over) were age group winners.

Full results link

In addition, Alison Grant and Delia Thorley were both signed off in their Judge 1 assessments bringing more success to the club. Well done ladies!

Finally, a huge well done and thanks to everyone who participated, helped out on poolside or at the front desk, managed the livestream, officiated as a timekeeper, judge or starter or coached the swimmers to success. HMASC were definitely well represented.