Little miss Moffatt shows team-mates the whey
PUBLISHED: 12:20 17 January 2013
Camden Swiss Cottage started the new year in style with a host of fine performances at the Winter Short Course Meet in Cambridge.
Isobel Moffatt showed great versatility and stamina to win six events, including the 100m freestyle as she broke the one-minute barrier for the first time.
The 14-year-old also took the gold in the 50m freestyle, 200m freestyle, 100m butterfly, 200m butterfly and the 100m backstroke.
Adding to her collection, Moffatt secured silver in the 200m individual medley and bronze in the 400m IM.
James Slade, 15, impressed with golds in the 50m freestyle, 100m breaststroke and 100m IM, in addition to silvers in the 100m backstroke and 200m medley.
Rising nine-year-old star Amelia Tong was competing in the youngest age group, and she also won triple gold with victories in the 200m breaststroke, 200m medley and the 50m freestyle.
Andrew Garcia also had a hugely successful time in Cambridge, setting three new personal best times.
The 13-year-old clocked two minutes 30.85 seconds to win the 200m butterfly, beating his previous record by 11 seconds – and he swam under 28 seconds for the first time in the 50m freestyle to take the silver.
Garcia also won the silver in the 100m medley in a new PB of 1:08.07, and took the bronze in the 400m freestyle.
Alexander Borisov, 11, had strong performances in his breaststroke events, winning gold in the 200m and bronze in the 100m in new best times, as well as clinching bronze in the 200m butterfly.
Brendan Comyn, 14, set a new PB of 1:03.59 to win the 100m butterfly – three seconds ahead of his nearest rival – and he also took silver in the 200m breaststroke.
Indigo Mathews, 13, stormed to victory in the 400m freestyle in a new PB of 4:42.45. In doing so, she beat her team-mate Georgia Higgins, who broke the five-minute barrier for the first time to take silver.
Mathews also took bronze in the 100m butterfly, while Alex Peake, 16, took silver in the 100m backstroke and bronze in the 100m butterfly.
Anna Podurgiel, 10, took silver in the 100m backstroke – as did Andrew Berzolla and Zachary Street in the 200m breastroke and 50m freestyle respectively.
Rowan Thomas, 14, smashed her PB in the 50m freestyle to take bronze and took another third-place finish in the 100m freestyle.
There were also bronzes for Drew Dill, Keyleigh Caffrey, Aimee-Rose Nahal and Peter Schlichter.