Ponds Forge, Sheffield
Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th January 2014
The elite swimmers of the National Squad attended the 2014 Zonal Meet at Ponds Forge Sheffield on the weekend of 25th & 26th January. Swimmers had to compete in heats hoping to qualify for finals.
Shannon McGahey age 14 competed in the 14 years and under category. In the 200 meter freestyle Shannon posted a time of 2.12.27 to claim a place in the final going in ranked 4th. In the final Shannon produced a fine swim knocking 2 seconds of her time posting 2.10.91 and walked away with a bronze medal for 3rd place. Shannon also produced strong swims in the 100 meter backstroke and 100 meter butterfly.
Bailey Hairsine age 14 competed in the 16 years and under category. In the 400 meter individual medley Bailey posted a personal best in a time of 4.58.82 knocking 2 seconds off. Another 2 second personal best was posted in the 200 meter individual medley in a time of 2.22.75. A final improvement was posted in the 200 meter breastroke in a time of 2.49.25. Bailey also competed in the 100 & 200 back and 400 free.