Luton - Round Three 2014

Team Luton hosted the 3rd round of the National Arena League at Luton Inspire Sports Village recently.

This final  2014 nail biting round  of  National  Arena league saw Team Luton swim against the top seven clubs of Division one ,Hillingdon,  Basildon and Phoenix,  Harlow Penguins, Saxon Crown (Lewisham), Anaconda, Hemel Hempstead and Potters Bar. Having been newly promoted to this division in 2014 the Team Luton swimmers proved they deserved to be in the new division by finishing 5th out of eighteen clubs from around the London area.  

After the first ten relay races Team Luton clocked a joint fourth position.  With every team member swimming determinedly they managed to improve their position to third after the next twenty four races. With just sixteen more races to swim and the Team Luton spectators cheering the team on in fine voice, the club finished the gala in a commendable 5th place with only 8 points separating 3rd and 5th position.

1st place positions were recorded by the following swimmers:-

Ryan Jarvis Boys 15 and under 100m breaststroke 1.10.92
Nathan Swift Boys 13 and under 100m breaststroke 1.15.70 personal best

2nd place positions:-

Abby Gee Ladies open 4 x 50 individual medley 2.29.27
Abby Gee Ladies open 100m butterfly 1.05.09 
Abbie Barnwell Girls 10 – 11 years 50m breaststroke 40.26 personal best
Girls 9 – 11 freestyle and medley relay team

3rd place position:-

Chantal Smith Girls 15 and under 100m breaststroke 1.24.53

Overall in the league for 2014 Team Luton also finished 5th, only two points behind the 3rd place club.