Cranleigh Prep took their biggest swimming team ever to the IAPS National Swimming Championships held at the legendary London Aquatics Centre, home to the 2012 Olympic Games.
With a lot of expectations going into the event, the Cranleigh Prep team had been training exceptionally hard for the event, with many using club training alongside their regular school training with current Swim England South East Regional Skills Coach and Head of Swimming, Will Philpot.
Fourteen Cranleigh Prep swimmers competed in the championships and they all finished in the top 20 positions out of 200 schools taking part. Particular congratulations to Kyarra who won the silver medal for the 50m freestyle and to the U12 girls medley relay team who won the bronze medal.
Will Philpot, Head of Swimming, says ‘The swimming at this event was been outstanding, with all of our swimmers finishing in the top 20 positions out of 200 schools taking part. Everyone really stepped up and didn’t let the occasion get to them, showing real team spirit, cheering on their teammates for every race. It’s great to see so many young swimmers coming through at this level, it’s going to make the future bright for Cranleigh swimming as a whole’.