The South East Winter Regional Short Course Champs were held in Portsmouth on 7th and 8th November. CMK Swim Club Champions were Tom Flaherty (Mens 200m and 400m Freestyle) Isobel Jones (Womens 800m Freestyle) and Max Murphy (Jnr Mens 200m Free). All 3 swimmers were selected to represent SE England in Geneva in January. Other swimmers who enjoyed podium success were Marcus Johnson (Jnr 1500m Free) and Lucy Farmer (Jnr Backstroke events).
The weekend after CMK had an important round of the National Arena League. Following a very tough first round draw CMK out performed two higher ranked teams to make the Regional final for the 9th straight year. With excellent performances in particular from winning individuals Aiyana Lawson, Jack Edwards, Oliver Lines, Max Murphy, Lucy Farmer and Isobel Jones. There were also exciting wins for the Senior Men’s and Women’s Freestyle teams in the last 2 events.
Development swimmers competed in a number of local meets in late Oct and Nov. The CMK home meet in particular was a success with swimmers visiting MK to gain early season competition experience and gain qualifying times for championship events. Swimmers are now preparing for County Champs qualifying swims in Aylesbury, the Arena League final and National Short Course championships all in December.
CMK Swim Club had a brilliant month in November with outstanding performance at all levels