Day one commenced with the Technical Solo competition with RR swimmers Teri- Faye-Cooper and Alyssa Basinger finishing 5th and 7th.
The Free Solo saw Mimi Gray take bronze and Issy Blinkhorn 9th in a large field of 20.
Solo images below.
........ and continued with a second silver and bronze courtesy of the Duets with both Reading pairs Mimi Gray/Alyssa Basinger and Isobel Blinkhorn/Cerys Larsen finishing on the podium.
Swim England National Championships - 21st/22nd April - Nottingham
Mimi Gray, Harriette Smith & Abi Taylor with other members of the squad
Senior/Junior squad pictures: Jon Taylor
Photo: Jon Taylor
Reading Royals have 4 swimmers in the squad - Mimi Gray, Cerys Larsen, Harriette Smith and Abi Taylor.
GBR Synchro kicked off today the 26th June with Tech Duet. They ranked a very good 7th with 79.6817
30th June - Kate Shortman heading for a top 6 finish in the Solo - with an excellent 83.1667, not far off a PB.
GBR Soloist Kate Shortman very much underlined her status as an 80+ swimmer with an 82.3333 and 6th in the Free
…...and with the rest of the squad in good spirits on their arrival in Helsinki.
The four Reading girls before leaving...…….
"Just to say how proud we are today of the swimmers. The girls were an absolute credit to the club. This was for the 12u team their first ever competition and they swam really well finishing 9th out of 17. Proud coaches today" - Angela Boitsidis