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A talented swimmer at Rydal Penrhos continued her impressive form at a national competition
8th September 2016

A talented swimmer at Rydal Penrhos continued her impressive form at a national competition.

Martyna Ruszkowska, a Year 11 pupil at the school, was part of the Wales squad than competed at the 2016 School Games, which were held in Swansea from September 1-4.

The 15 year-old added to her impressive list of accolades with a seventh place finish in the 100 metre butterfly race, enhancing her reputation as the number one swimmer in the discipline throughout Wales.

The Swim Gwynedd star also took part in a series of relay events and achieved success, coming fourth in the 4x100m Freestyle, in addition to sixth in both the 4x100m individual medley and 4x200m freestyle races.

Her performances helped Wales achieve fifth place at the games, which is a significant improvement on last year.

Head of Swimming Maciej Ruszkowski, said:

“This being the first gala of the season and her second time back in the pool since the British Championships, Martyna is rightly proud of both her personal performance and the team outcome.

“It has been a very busy period for her but she has given a number of exceptional performances over the summer, and Martyna has done herself, the Swim Wales squad and Rydal Penrhos proud with her efforts.”

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