Swansea Stingrays 2nd gala

By Rhys Roberts - April 30 2006
Swansea Stingrays 2nd gala The Dragons DSC took a team of 10 swimmers to the Swansea Stingrays 2nd Gala held at Penlan Swimming Pool on Saturday April 29th 2006.

The Dragons DSC took a team of 10 swimmers to the Swansea Stingrays 2nd Gala held at Penlan Swimming Pool on Saturday April 29th 2006.

Swansea Stingrays 2nd Gala, Penlan Swimming Pool 29/04/06

The Dragons took a team of 10 swimmers who were:

Jonathan Aynge, Sam Bateman, Hywel Corbin, Jade Howe, Jordan Howe, Katrina Mitchell, Robert Morgan, Kierran Spiers, Claire Trodd and Nicolas Wilby.

Nicolas Wilby preparing for his 100m Breaststroke race.

Unfortunately, Gilliane Perry had to pull out of the gala due to illness and Katina Mitchell had to withdraw after her first event due to picking up an injury.

Our swimmers picked up four 1st place finishes, eleven 2nd's and three 3rd place's. Many personal bests were broken and these will be updated on each swimmers personal page on the 'Meet the Swimmers' section.

The results for our swimmers were:

Jonathan Aynge
50m Freestyle 36.56 2nd of 7
100m Freestyle 1:19.05 5th of 7
400m Freestyle 7:23.69 5th of 5
100m Backstroke 1:51.58 2nd of 4
Sam Bateman
50m Freestyle 55.89 2nd of 6
Hywel Corbin
100m Butterfly 2:00.52 3rd of 3
100m Freestyle 1:32.28 5th of 7
100m Backstroke 1:41.50 1st of 4
100m I.M. 1:40.27 2nd of 5
Jade Howe
100m Freestyle 1:26.80 1st of 4
100m Backstroke 1:47.06 2nd of 4
100m Breaststroke 2:02.66 2nd of 7
Jordan Howe
50m Freestyle 1:00.08 3rd of 6
50m Backstroke 1:23.09 2nd of 4
Katrina Mitchell
400m Freestyle 6:43.96 2nd of 5
Robert Morgan
50m Freestyle 39.55 1st of 4
100m Freestyle 1:29.15 2nd of 6
50m Backstroke 50.28 7th of 7
Kierran Spiers
50m Freestyle 45.35 2nd of 4
100m Freestyle 1:42.63 1st of 3
Clare Trodd
100m Freestyle 2:39.04 2nd of 4
50m Backstroke 1:24.08 3rd of 5
Nicolas Wilby
100m Breaststroke DQ
Mixed 200 SC Meter Medley (4 x 50) Relay
3:13.66 5th of 8
Mixed 200 SC Meter Freestyle (4 x 50) Relay
2:38.16 5th of 10

Many thanks to Mark and Wendy Thomas and all a the Swansea Stingrays for organising the gala and we look forward to next years event.