SSSA Primary School Relay Gala – 30th January 2016

A team of 4 swimmers took part in the SSSA Primary School Relay gala on Saturday 30th January 2016 at the Guildford Spectrum.

Our first race was the Small Schools Medley relay, we were placed 3rd, but the 2nd place team were disqualified for changing strokes mid length, so our Oakhyrst Grange team picked up silver medals.  The top two Surrey Schools qualify for the South East Regional Gala on 23rd April 2016.

Our next relay was the Small Schools Freestyle relay, an extremely tight and tense race.  On finishing the race we were placed third, but in fact the timing system had failed for a few lanes and the organisers had to resort to manual stopwatches.  There were many discussions about the final placings, but unfortunately our team were placed 4th just missing a medal position by 0.08 of a second!!!

Well done to the team, Charlie C, Eleanor D, Isabelle J and Jake O’S and a special thank you to Eleanor who stepped in at the last minute as Millie was ill.

Mrs M Evans
Swimming Coach