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Our swimmers regularly take part in competitions and we are proud of their achievements. Here are the latest news updates.

 

Pictures from our Ceilidh 2017

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West District Junior Age Group Champs at Cumbernauld

Two Lanark swimmers enjoyed medal success when they represented the Club at the West District Junior Age Group Championships at Cumbernauld.

Eleven year old Millie McArthur won the 400m IM and was second in the 200m IM and third in both the 200m backstroke and 100m breaststroke. Euan McLeod competing in the 12 year old boys age group won 2 silver medals in the 100m butterfly and 200m butterfly. Ellarose Stewart and Sandy Barr posted personal best times.

After the Meet coach Karen Kelly said "Well done to both Millie and Euan. It was pleasing to see Club swimmers swim well at Junior District level."

Club Champions 2017

Fifty-eight swimmers competed in Lanark ASC’s annual Club Championships held at South Lanarkshire Lifestyles in the town.

Over a 100 personal best were set by the competitors. Two Club championships records were broken both in the 13/14 years girls section; Heather Stevenson, 100m freestyle (1.03.54) and Abbigail McArthur, 100m backstroke (1.12.01).

The 2017 Club Champions are:-

8 years & under           Evi Mackie and Harris Holmes

9/10 years                   Ayla Miller and Justin Bone

11/12 years                 Millie McArthur and Euan McLeod

13/14 years                 Heather Stevenson and Connor Fallon

15 years & over          Erin Snow and Mitchell Stevenson

West District Senior Age Groups - Grangemouth

Lanark ASC continued their hectic schedule of competitions when six swimmers took part in the two day West District Senior Age Group Championships at Grangemouth.

Erin Snow (15) was in fine form winning a bronze medal in the 100m breaststroke and secured top six finishes in a further four events: 200m breaststroke, 100m butterfly, 200m backstroke and 200m IM.

Abbigail McArthur (14) was 4th in the 200m backstroke and 6th in the 800m freestyle. In the same age group Heather Stevenson was sixth in the 100m breaststroke, 200m freestyle and 400m IM

Fourteen year olds Lucy Jones and Mia Rae set new personal marks in their specialist backstroke events as did Alistair Dunsmore in butterfly and breaststroke.

After the meet coach Karen Kelly said “Many of the swimmers had been away during the school holiday week so on the whole they can be satisfied with their performances.”

Alloa Meet at Peak Sports Centre Stirling

Nineteen Lanark swimmers competed at the two day Alloa Meet held at the Peak Sports Centre in Stirling.

The squad won 38 awards and posted 75 personal best times. In the 10 years and under section Justin Bone won 2 gold, 4 silver and 1 bronze medal. Ten year old Ayla Miller also struck gold.

The 11/12 years age group also enjoyed success. Euan McLeod won three “swam too fast” awards and a bronze. Anya McLaughlin won gold and silver and there was a gold and bronze for Millie McArthur.

The 13/14 year olds were also among the medals. Abbigail McArthur won one “swam too fast award”, 2 gold and 3 silver, Heather Stevenson 2 gold, Caitlyn Hamilton 2 silver, Niamh Jeffrey a silver and Connor Fallon a gold.

Three 15 years and over swimmers won awards; Erin Snow won three gold, 2 silver and a bronze, Mitchell Stevenson a gold and 2 silver and Kathleen Ramage a bronze.

After the Meet coach Karen Kelly said “The squad equipped themselves well. Many of our young swimmers had never competed over 2 days so it was a steep learning curve which they took in their stride.”