Well done to all Apex swimmers who competed on the first weekend of the West Midlands Championships: Joe Stratton, Finn Nicholl, Ben Scarrott, Simon Hadfield & Arthur Mears. They ensured that the coach would not get home early by getting into 6 finals between them across both days. Many PBs were achieved and there were lots of great swims. On Saturday, Finn Nicholl won Gold in the 100m freestyle and Silver in the 200m IM in the 16 Year Age Group. Joe Stratton won two bronze m
Well done to our Club Captain, Finn Nicholl, who has won the Stafford Borough Sports Award for the Under-18 Sports Performer of the Year (Male). This was won against particularly strong opposition from Morgan Gibbs-White and Aiden Stone, both top level footballers. Finn is pictured with all of his awards from the 2018 Staffordshire County Championships and again receiving his Sport Stafford Award. https://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/news/sport-stafford-borough-awards-live-1510001
Apex’s first targeted national qualifier meet of the season went underway at Liverpool this weekend. With most of the club competing at cosacss, those who preferred some long course competition did not disappoint.
Competing against clubs as far as Millfield and the Yorkshire Dales, there were many swimmers with the aim of posting good times in the window and every swimmer from Apex delivered with strong performances.
Joe and Finn produced times which put them inside the r