Young swimmers get their rewards
Motherwell and Wishaw Swim Team recently held their annual presentation night in the United Services Club in Motherwell.
The following awards were presented in recognition of achievements at the Annual Club Championships.
Swimmers in each category won overall in a points system, gained by swimming in each stroke – front, back, butterfly, breast and individual medley.
Overall winners: 9 and under girls, Morgan Dunn; 9 and under boys: Ruben Pearson; 10/ 11 girls, Amy Fotheringham; 10/11 boys, Ruaridh Welsh; 12/13 girls, Holly Welsh; 12/13 boys, Luke Doyle; 13/ 14 girls, Kate Hughes; 13/14 boys, Andrew Smythe; 16 and over girls, Carla Brawley; 16 and over boys, Craig McRoberts.
Special awards were also presented to the following: Junior Endeavour Award, Mia Perriman and Caelan Tonner; Senior Endeavour Award: Milly Donnnachie, Scott and Robbie MacFarlane (twins); Performance of the Gala Award: Amy Fotheringham for breaking the club record for 50m Butterfly; Special Achievement Award, Logan Smith for winning two golds and two silver medals at the Special Olympics held in Sheffield at the end of last year.
The club have already started competing this year, attending West District of Scotland Championships, and other minor competitions with great results.
Some swimmers have now reached qualifying times to compete at the Scottish National Swimming Championships at Tollcross in March.
The club are also attending a week long training camp being held in St Andrews later this year.
Prize night The youngsters of Motherwell and Wishaw Swim Team