Seven City of Belfast swimmers qualified and competed at the SI Dave McCullagh Memorial/SU International Meet in Bangor 6th-8th March. This is a prestigious Open age group meet with International athletes with entries from members of the GB and Irish Olympic and Paralympic squads. The competition saw 3 qualifications for the Olympic Games , 13 for the European Senior Championships and 13 for the European Junior Championships and there was a total of 20 new Irish Records. There were some fantasic finals!
City of Belfast swimmers performed well too… Highlights were all five girls, Georgia, Esmee, Emma, Florence and Alex recording pbs in the 50 free with Alex reaching the A final with a time of 27.62. Esmee, Alex and Christina all reached the B final of the 100 fly, Alex in the 50 fly and Ellen in the 50 Breast. Michael swam pbs in both of his events – 50 free 26.28 and 100 free 57.25. The girls relay teams reached the final too.
Thank you to our coaches Andrew assisted by Eimear and to the parent volunteers over the 3 days o9f the competition.