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

 

Sue McLure Meet @ Ayr

SWIMMING REPORT – LANARK ASC

After their recent triumph in the east at the Peebles Stars of the Future Meet at Galashiels, Lanark ASC found themselves on the west coast of Scotland when 28 swimmers competed in the Sue McLure Meet at Ayr.

The swimmers were again in fine form winning 23 “swam too fast awards”, eight gold, 8 silver and 4 bronze medals. More importantly they posted 67 personal best times.

The award winners were; Katie Towers, Justin Bone, Craig Shaw, Millie McArthur, Ellarose Stewart, Cameron Bruce, Caitlyn Hamilton, Niamh Jeffrey, Anya McLaughlin, Connor Fallon, Euan McLeod, Lucy Jones, Abbigail McArthur, Mia Rae, Heather Stevenson and Alistair Dunsmore.

Coach Karen Kelly said “A familiar pool but another new Meet for the Club. It was a successful day’s swimming for Lanark especially for our younger children who gained experience in swimming in a 2 session competition.”

Peebles Stars of the Future Meet

Lanark ASC has retained the Peebles Stars of Future overall trophy and the relay trophy for the fifth successive year. Thirty-eight swimmers all aged under 12 won 33 speeding tickets, 19 gold, 14 silver and 14 bronze medals. The young guns defeated Eyemouth, Fauldhouse, Gala, Hawick, Kelso and host club Peebles posting over a 100 personal best times. After the Meet coach Karen Kelly said “This year Peebles ASC held their Stars of Future Meet at Galashiels so it was a new venue to visit for the Club. Many of the swimmers had only ever competed at Lanark and Larkhall so this was a new challenge which they handled very well. The pool staff also commented on the Club and said they were the best behaved Club that had ever seen at Galashiels. All the swimmers can be proud of their efforts in and out of the pool.”

The Rutherglen Challenge 2017

A 22 strong Lanark ASC squad won and retained the 2017 Rutherglen Challenge trophy held at Larkhall Leisure Centre. The Lanark team held off a fine challenge by host Club Rutherglen to win with a score of 265 points. Rutherglen were second on 252, 3rd Renfrew Baths 193, 4th Kilmarnock 192, 5th Kingston 166 and 6th Larkhall 105.

The Lanark squad was Holly Fell, Annabel Godfrey, Samantha Pratt, KatieTowers, Abbie Barnstaple, Helena Ramage, Millie McArthur, Ellarose Stewart, Jessie Gilchrist, Anya McLaughlin, Heather Fell, Stewart McLeod, Finlay Barr, Justin Bone, Craig Shaw, Ian Henderson, Benji Smith, Cameron Bruce, Benji Jones, Euan McLeod, Sandy Barr and Jamie Shaw.

Coach Karen Kelly said “ A huge congratulations to our young squad. It was neck and neck going into the relays but Lanark’s strength in depth showed in the end.”