ESSA Swimming Championships
Wantage swimming squad took part in the Oxfordshire English Schools Swimming Association Championships on Friday 17th March 2017. The swimmers took part in 2 relays: a medley and freestyle relay.
The girls: Sophie, Isabelle, Mia and Georgie finished in 2nd place in the medley relay heat, but unfortunately along with 8 other teams were disqualified! However in the freestyle relay finishing in 1st place securing them a place in the final. In the final the girls battled to the end and finished in a very respectable 4th place.
The boys: Edgar, Max, Caspar and Ethan were triumphant in getting a place in the final for both the medley relay and the freestyle relay after finishing in first place in their heats. In the finlas the boys finished in 3rd place in the medley relay and a fantastic 2nd place in the freestyle relay.
This was a brilliant opportunity for the children to compete against some of the best swimming teams in Oxfordshire, with many of the schools having their own swimming facilities and receiving lots of additional training during the week.
Well done to everyone who took part.