Personal bests aplenty for Gala swimmers

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Gala ASC enjoyed a great weekend of swimming at the Mighty Marlins Meet at Eyemouth on Sunday, May 3.

Laura Frizzel competed in the 50m fly, swimming just outside her PB. She was also in the 100m breast for the first time, finishing in sixth with a great PB time.

Sophie Wilson competed in the 100m fly, again for the first time, and overcame pre-race nerves to finish sixth with a PB. Sophie also swam in the 100m breast – a four-second PB.

Aimee Goodship competed well in the 100m breast and also saved 2.5 seconds off her PB in the 100m freestyle.

Courtney Stewart knocked 2.5 secs of her PB in the 100m freestyle, and collected a silver medal.

William Taylor took two silvers – a five-second PB in the 100m breast and a 6.5-second PB in the 100 fly.

Andrew Watt took three golds in a superb display. In the 100m fly, a massive 12 seconds off his PB, in the 100m breast a five-second PB, and in the 100m freestyle, beat his best by four seconds.

At the Haddington Total Meet on Sunday,May 4, Bethany Hamilton competed in the 100m IM, taking a three-second PB. She also swam in the 50m fly, back, breast and freestyle, beating here best in three of them. She also managed to gain a place in the grand final of the 200 IM for the 14/15 girls and finished fourth, just outside her PB.