Merchant Taylors’ Junior Girls’ swimming team have been celebrating a successful season. The girls travelled to Darwen on the 20th April 2016, for the AIJS Swimming Championships. The girls had great success at the event, reaching all the finals and coming away with five gold medals. The under 10 Individual Medley was won by Evie Warnock (who swam two years up), the under 10 Breaststroke was won by Ashlyn Warnock, who also set a new record in this event and in the Under 10 Butterfly, Hannah Neave was the winner. Both the Under 10 Medley and Freestyle Relay teams came first and a new record was set by the girls for the Medley Relay. The team consisted of Grace Barr, Ashlyn Warnock, Hannah Neave and Elizabeth Wake.
Full AIJS Team photo, from left to right; Victoria Woodier, Ashlyn Warnock, Niamh Scott McCormack, Elizabeth Wake, Harini Sethuraman, Evie Warnock, Hannah Neave, Grace Barr, Isabella Green, Maya Ravindran and Grace Maciver.
As well as this the Junior team also qualified for the English Schools Swimming Association National Primary Schools Relay Finals, which will be held in Sheffield on the 18th June. The girls qualified in both the Medley and Freestyle Relays and are looking forward to the challenge ahead. The team consists of Maya Ravindran, Niamh Scott McCormack, Ashlyn Warnock, Hannah Neave, Grace Maciver and Isabella Green.
The English Schools National Finals Team, from left to right; Ashlyn Warnock, Niamh Scott McCormack, Maya Ravindran, Hannah Neave, Isabella Green and Grace Maciver.
Well done and good luck to all the girls who are involved.