Written by Richard Edwards
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
This gala was held at Easton Leisure Centre and was the Final Round of the three the rounds of this series of galas. This year there were the same five teams in each of the rounds.
The total gala points of the three rounds decide the final order of the teams. Four of the teams went into the final round all on 9 gala points each after the first two rounds. So if one of these four wins this final they will be the overall winner of the series and take home the UBSC Cup.
This round was a special Christmas Cracker with 16 individual races, 16 2x25m relays and 16 4x25m fun relays. There two types of fun relay firstly a front paddle relay and secondly a tee-shirt relay. Bristol Henleaze was involved with two other galas on the day which meant we fielded a team of 33 swimmers some of whom had never competed in a gala for our Club before.
The age groups were 10/U, 12/U 14U and Open. The last event was special 16x25m freestyle relay. It was a 16 leg cannon with two boys and two girls from each age group swimming.
We had 14 first places, 3 in the individual 50m events, 7 in the 2x25m relays and 4 in the 4x25m fun relays. There was a total of 9 PBs in the individual events.
In the individual 1st places were:-
Boys Open 50m Butterfly Daniel Hibbard
Girls Open 50m Backstroke Georgia Holliday
Boys Open 50m Backstroke Will Darby
In the 2x25m relays 1st places were:-
Boys 10/U 2x 25m Backstroke Relay of
Sean Simons and Findlay Britton
Girls 12/U 2x 25m Butterfly Relay of
Chiara Wuelfing and Leonie Milne
Boys 12/U 2x 25m Butterfly Relay of
Jack Thompson and Joey Brayley
Girls 10/U 2x25m Freestyle Relay of
Freyja Conger and Lucy Wilkins
Girls 12/U 2x 25m Breaststroke
Daisy Drew and Leonie Milne
Girls 10/U 2x25m Butterfly Relay of
Mara Wuelfing and Lucy Wilkins
Girls 12/U 2x 25m Backstroke Relay of
Lottie Leigh and Leonie Milne
In the 4x25m Fun relays 1st places were:-
Front Paddle relays
Girls 12/U 4x25m Team of
Una Jenkins, Chiara Wuelfing, Daisy Drew and Leonie Milne
Girls 10/U 4x25m Team of
Mara Wuelfing, Gabrielle Chance, Scarlett Pearce-Lynch and Lucy Wilkins
Girls 12/U 4x25m Team of
Lottie Leigh, Chiara Wuelfing, Daisy Drew and Leonie Milne
Boys 12/U 4x25m Team of
Jude Hall, Joey Brayley, Reuben West and Jack Thompson
The results for this final round were:-
Bristol Henleaze 167points
Bristol North 165 points
Bristol Penguins 154points
Minehead 80 points
So Bristol Henleaze not only won this gala but was the overall winner of the
UBSC Cup. I would like to congratulate and thank all swimmers that took part in the 3 galas.
Richard Edwards 17.12.2014
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 17 December 2014 )