Megan & Lucy Davis accepted onto England Talent Development Squad!
Westholme pupils, Lucy and Megan Davis have been accepted onto the Level 3 England Talent Development Squad following their outstanding success at the ASA National Championships. Their achievements are listed below:
Lucy Davis – Year 9
The ASA Nationals Age Group Championships took place over the summer holidays at Ponds Forge, Sheffield. Lucy achieved ten national qualifying times – and seven medals in all!
200 Individual Medley – Gold Medal (Lucy achieved a new championship record time of 2.21.55)
400 Individual Medley – Gold Medal
4 x 100m Freestyle Relay (member of the team) – Gold Medal
200m Back Crawl – Silver Medal
400m Freestyle – Bronze Medal
800m Freestyle – Bronze Medal
Lucy was runner-up in the overall championship and was awarded the silver plate which means she is 2nd in the whole country! By achieving this, she was awarded a Kellogg’s Future Champions training fee award.
Megan Davis – Year 10
Meg was in a double age bracket at the ASA Nationals which meant she had to compete against swimmers who were a year older than her. She still managed to come away with two medals! Meg also gained nine national qualifying times.
400 Individual Medley – Bronze Medal
200m Freestyle – Bronze Medal
Megan also participated in the UK School Games early in September as part of the England Team. She competed against other teams from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland where she won the following medals:
400m Freestyle – Gold Medal
4 x 100m Freestyle Relay (member of the team) – Bronze Medal
4 x 200m Freestyle Relay (member of the team) – Bronze Medal
Congratulations to both Megan and Lucy on their fantastic achievements!