Coach Lucy Sanderson writes: These past two weekends saw our younger swimmers step up to compete against the best in the region at the 2017 London Region Age Group Championships. 11 swimmers from Gold and Silver squads represented Leander over a total of 34 events.
The first weekend at the London Aquatics Centre saw huge swims from our finalists: Saskia W (50 free), Kiera McA (50 Back), Jack B (100 and 200 Fly), Lily C (100 Free). Other swimmers posting excellent times all round were: Maisie W, Lily C, Lachlan C, Jacob T, Ben F, Saskia W, Cosmo F and Lily C.
Weekend 2 was at Crystal Palace, with swimmers racing in 9 events over the two days. Excellent times were posted by all our swimmers: Lily C (100 Back, 200 Free, 5th in 400 Free), Cosmo F (7th in 100 Back), Kiera M (50 Back, 50 Fly and 200 IM), Ella A-T (50 and 100 Breast, 200 IM), Beth W (50 and 100 Breast), Saskia W (50 Fly and 200 IM) and Jacob T (100 Back and 50 Fly.
Thank you to all parents who continue to show their support for the club, and well done to Aymeric Nichet for the great work he has done with his squad in such a short amount of time. Lastly, a huge well done to all age group swimmers who competed in these championships!