Ealing Swimming Club finished the 2008 Milton Keynes Junior League in second place after a hard fought battle in the final round.
In the final gala, held at Maidenhead pool, the team achieved a total of 11 first, seven second and 10 third places out of the 49 events, and delivered some excellent performances despite having only just returned to training after the summer break.
The nine-year-old girls were particularly strong with Lucy Thornton winning both the one length freestyle and butterfly and Sian McDonnell the breaststroke and backstroke.
The 10-year-olds produced four first places: Omar Haroun (boy's breaststroke), Maisie Jameson (backstroke), Aaron Pullen (freestyle) and the girls' medley team of Clare Jansen, Emma-Kate Sweeney, Maisie Jameson and Pooja Gupta.
In the 12-years age band, Ade Coker won the breaststroke and the boys' team of Coker, Alex Bandarian, Eamon Haroun and Rohan Singh took both the medley and freestyle relays.
Second places were gained by Clare Jansen (breaststroke), Bethan Hall-Jones (butterfly),
Aaron Pullen (butterfly), Alex Bandarian (freestyle and backstroke) and the boy's team of Pullen, Kieran Clarke, Omar Haroun, and Charran Santhalingam who were second in both the freestyle and medley relays.
Ka ine W r igh t , Ea mon Haroun, James Wilson, Joseph Sheehan, and Hannah CierebiejJeffery all came third in their races, as did the nine-year-old girls' freestyle, the 10-year-old girls' medley, the 11-year-old boys' medley and the mixed relay teams.
A large group of swimmers, mainly from Ealing Marlins and Northolt Phoenix, competed in the Ken Deely 50m Sprint Meet at Brighton last
Saturday. For many it was their first taste of competition and they acquitted themselves well in this fast Level Three meet.
Kieran Clarke from Northolt Phoenix, had a particularly good competition, winning the 50m freestyle in 33.11 seconds and taking the silver medal in the 50m butterfly.
Laure Jean-Jean from Ealing Marlins won the silver in the 50m breaststroke and Christine Weldai, Tasmin Norris, Alasdair Fraser and Annabee Mizen all achieved top six places.