Ealing Swimming Club enjoyed considerable success at the Middlesex County Autumn Development Meet held at Southbury Road Pool in Enfield last weekend, writes Jan Wright.
Altogether, the team achieved the fine total of 14 golds, 15 silvers and eight bronze medals, with nine speeding tickets for events where swimmers went faster than the upper limit times.
Rebecca Arch, 12, had a particularly successful competition, winning gold medals for the 200m and 100m butterfly, the 400m medley and 200m backstroke with a speeding ticket in the 400m freestyle and bronze in the 100m breaststroke.
Close behind was Katie Clarke, 14, who won the 100m butterfly, 200m medley and 400m freestyle, came second in the 400m medley, third in the 100m backstroke and fourth in the 100m and 200m freestyle.
Sian McDonnell, 10, and Lisa Shewring, 15, both gained two gold medals - Sian in the 200m medley and 100m breaststroke and Lisa in the 200m medley and 100m backstroke.
Sian also came second in the 200m freestyle and fourth in the 100m backstroke while Lisa gained silver medals in the 100m freestyle and 100m butterfly.
Emma-Kate Sweeney, 10, won the 100m freestyle, came second in the 200m breaststroke, fourth in the 200m medley and sixth in the 100m backstroke, while Annabel Jones, 12, won the 200m freestyle, gained a speeding ticket in the 1,500m freestyle and was sixth in the 100m freestyle.
Gabi Compton, 15, won the gold in the 800m freestyle.
Bethan Hall-Jones, 12, won three silver medals (100m butterfly, 100m freestyle and the 400m freestyle) and a bronze in the 100m backstroke.
Bill Kelly, 11, won silver for the 200m breaststroke, bronze in the 200m backstroke and was sixth in the 100m breaststroke, while his brother Joe, nine, gained silver in the 200m backstroke, bronze in the 50m backstroke and was fourth in the 50m freestyle.
Other silver medals were won by Tom Brommage (100m butterfly), Pooja Gupta (100m backstroke), Isaac Lillington (50m backstroke), Lucy Naud (400m freestyle) and Rhianne Smith (100m backstroke).
Pooja also gained a bronze in the 200m medley and was fifth in the 200m breaststroke and sixth in the 100m freestyle.
Rhianne was third in the 100m breaststroke and eighth in the 200m breaststroke while Tom Brommage gained speeding tickets for the 200m backstroke and the 800m freestyle.
Juliet Buckle gained a bronze in the 200m breaststroke and was fourth in the 50m breaststroke.
Other speeding tickets were awarded to Naima Camara (100m butterfly), Laura McDonnell (200m medley and 400m freestyle) and Hannah Cierebiej-Jeffery (400m and 200m freestyle).
Top eight places went to Divya Baron, Isaac Lillington, Lucy Naud and Charlotte Tearle.
Coach Danielle Long said she was "very satisfied" with the swimmers' performances - many of the younger swimmers were competing in open competition for the first time.