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So.....we are going up!!!!!!
Hi all
Well that was a good night for the club. Where should I start?
I think we should start with the coach journey. After a lovely 2.5hrs on a coach driving past all the top tourist sites in London, we finally arrived at the pool. The only person who was happy with this journey time was our membership secretary Paul. He was smug that his prediction of the supposed 1 hour journey took twice as long and more!
So. The gala.
This was the final round and we went in seeded joint 1st place with Barking and Dagenham. We had one simple aim for the night, to finish top 2. That would guarantee our return to the Premier division.
As I'd expected/hoped Watford was the loudest and most war-painted team there! This really helped our team spirit. Throughout the gala we were either 1st or 2nd overall, with all of our swimmers stepping up and swimming their heart out. A special mention goes to Alex O and James I. Alex had big (non broken ankle) shoes to fill with the injury to Charlie. In both relays he swam big pb's and bought home his team with a smile on his face. James had a very tough ask in his backstroke races, the swimmer next to him was twice his size (I'm not joking here-he was twice as big as him,but he did not get put of by the giant and swam his own race brilliantly and again came out with a big smile.
The final results were as follows:
1st Barking and Dagenham
2nd Watford.
3rd Leander

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So we are going up!
My swimmer's of the gala were Erin and Devesh. Both these swimmer's had a heavy work load that night and they both swam fast and brought us lots of points. Well done.
Being back in the Premier league next year does mean we will come up against some bigger and stronger teams, but with the massive progress the club has made this year, and indeed plan to make again next year, we will hold our own next season.
Oh yeah, I almost forgot.... Girls v Boys result:
Girls 141
Boys 134
So the girls win the star prize (to be announced next Wednesday, 21st Dec)
A big thank you to all the club official's and team manager's who helped with this years league and a MASSIVE WELL DONE TO THE SWIMMERS.
A happy coach
Kelvin Jones

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