On Saturday the 9th June, the Sevenoaks Synchronised Swimming Team competed in their most successful competition to date, the London Regional Championships held at the White Oak Leisure Centre in Swanley.
It was their first competition of the season and the teams were up against stiff competition from seven other clubs. The club has swimmers aged between 10 and 16 years and Sevenoaks were thrilled to win gold in every team routine, plus a gold in the under-12 duets and a silver in the 13-18 duets.
Everyone in the team came away beaming with a gold medal, an amazing achievement. The judges were impressed with Sevenoaks’ technique, execution and artistic impression.
The victorious teams were as follows:
Under-12 team: Angelina Bezuidenhout, Betty Black, Ella Francis, Fleur Kirk, Gemma Grobbelaar, Sarah Fitz-Gerald, Lillie Horgan.
Under-15 team: Jodie Yew, Michaela Grobbelaar, Sayaka Soga, Laragh Redhouse, Lena Saunders, Lucy Sadler, Niamh Black, Ros Hilson.
13-18 team: Aruni Meedeniya, Eden Dyer, Maelle Fontaine, Emilie Williams, Sophia McInnes, Amelia Bell, Isabelle Thompson, Tiia Lahdelma.
12u duet: Lucy Sadler, Angelina Bezuidenhout, reserve Fleur Kirk.
13-18 duet: Tiia Lahdelma, Amelia Bell.
The team are now looking forward to the Kent Finals in two weeks’ time, followed by the National Combo Cup in July.