Hampshire County Distance Championships 2018

Hampshire County championships are held over three weekends with the first weekend being the distance races. 800 freestyle for the ladies and 1500 freestyle for the mens. 400 freestyle and 400 Individual Medley for the age group swimmers. 3 Guernsey Swimming Club swimmers travelled over to compete the long course distance events which were held at Mountbatten leisure centre in Portsmouth. Luke Le Cras had some excellent swims finshing a creditable 11th in the 1500m, in a new personal best time, and 4th in the 400 Medley. The youngest of the group, 12 year old Ebony Lowndes in her first Hampshire and long course, swam a gutsy 800 freestyle. Samuel Lowe place in the top 8 in both of his swims having had to pull out of his 1500 freestyle with a slight shoulder injury.

Distance Results Mountbatten

Luke Le Cras 13
400 Individual Meldey 6.00.15 4th
400 Freestyle 5.24.32 13th
1500 Freestyle 20.51.66 11th (PB)

Samuel Lowe 14
400 freestyle 4.41.22 6th
400 Individual Medley 5.27.92 8th

Ebony Lowndes 12
800 Freestyle 13.11.93