HILLINGDON'S Age Group swimmers accumulated a huge medal haul at the London Region Championships, writes Matt Hill.
Louis South dominated the 11 years age group, finishing the two weekend-long competition as top boy.
He collected three individual golds – romping home in the 400m individual medley (IM), 100m and 200m butterfly where he set a new record time for the event.
South's team-mates, Danny Nelson and George Prunty, also made the podium for their events.
Nelson struck gold in the 11 years 100m frontcrawl and backstroke, and also finished third in the 200m backstroke.
Prunty qualified for the nationals when he took silver in the 200m backstroke. A bronze in the 100m backstroke also added to Hillingdon's success.
Adam Wood, 14, broke the event record in the 200m backstroke, placing him seventh in Great Britain for his age group.
Wood also collected the silver medal in the 400m IM, 800m, 1500, frontcrawl and came third in the 200m IM.
Callum Mitchel, 13, raced to second place on his strongest event the 100m backstroke, while 12-year-old Leon Berchie swam a strong 200m butterfly to take home the bronze.
Hillingdon's girls also a had a fantastic competition. Sarah Harrington, 12, ruled the 400m, 800m and 1500m frontcrawl events beating the national qualifying time (NQT) by 30 seconds.
She also collected the bronze in the 400m IM.
Jaycee Sibley had the highlight of her swimming career in the 1500m when she swam six seconds inside the NQT.
This made her Hillingdon's 10th individual National Qualifier of 2009.
Sarah Proctor smashed the NQT in the first leg of the 4x100m free relay, and also broke the qualifying time in the 200m breaststroke.
Team-mates Kate Wilson, 12, and Fiona McAndrew, 13, finished third in their events, withWilson collecting five individual bronze medals over the championships.
Hillingdon's relay teams won five out of ten races. The girls 11-13 team (Proctor, Wilson, Sibley, McAndrew and Charlotte Jackson) finished in the medals for all their events and qualified for the National Championships.
This success was mirrored by the boys 11-14 team (Wood, Lucas Navarro, Adam Prunty and James Keeling).
Hillingdon's younger teams (boys – Nelson, South, Fravrash Bilimoria, Berchie) and girls (Wilson, Daidy Fraser, Georgia Collins, Harrington) won all of their events.
The boys frontcrawl and medley were event best performances, as was the girls medley.